Several version of gcc

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Jul 29 16:49:25 UTC 2007

On Sun, Jul 29, 2007 at 12:41:50PM +0200, Peter Boosten wrote:
> Hi all,
> Next to the standard gcc there seem to be two others on my system,
> installed as dependencies for other packages.
> These are gcc_4.1.3 and gcc_4.2.1, both with a date behind there name.
> Since these packages seem to be updated daily (at least once a week) and
> updating these packages take forever, this is becoming quite a burden.
> Is there any smart setting in /etc/make.conf that keeps my system from
> eanting to update these?

I think portupgrade uses HOLD_PKGS, check the docs.  Or you could just
delete them if they are unused, they were probably used at some point
to compile something but may be no longer required.


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