C++ Compiler On FreeBSD

Roland Smith rsmith at xs4all.nl
Sat Oct 6 13:13:58 PDT 2007

On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 08:53:00PM +0100, James Jeffery wrote:
> Evening to you all (or morning in some parts of the world).
> Im learning C++ from Sams Teach Yourself C++, now many will call this
> a dumb method, and the books pointless and stupid, but i have no knowledge
> of any lower level languages, so i do need to be spoon fed the basics.

I'd say that C++ isn't the easiest way to learn programming. I'd suggest
starting with Perl, Ruby or Python.

> Im using Borland C++ compiler on XP and was wondering what compilers
> there are for FreeBSD that would allow me to compile and execute some
> of the examples i will practise from the book.

FreeBSD comes with the GNU C++ and C compilers installed. There are
others available (Intel) or in progress (OpenWatcom).

R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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