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Thu Mar 31 18:23:08 UTC 2011
Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
>On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 09:37:53AM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 10:10:44PM -0500, Adam Vande More wrote:
>> > On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Gary Dunn <knowtree at aloha.com>
>> > > When will we bump the version of gcc? On my fresh 8.2 build it is
>> > > The ports tree has newer, up to 4.7.0 dated 19 Mar 2011.
>> > >
>> > Probably never, as GPL 3 code isn't allowed in the base system.
>> > been some optimizations backported to gcc in CURRENT that add in
>> > newer instruction sets I believe.
>> eg. If you want a newer gcc, such as the one in ports, then go
>> ahead and install it. The system uses a FreeBSD c compiler, not
>What is FreeBSD c compiler?
>Isn't it GCC?
>% cc --version
>cc (GCC) 4.2.1 20070719 [FreeBSD]
>As far back as I know (starting from 4.9)
>it's always been GCC
>Perhaps I misunderstood you..
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Me too. Am I wrong to think that installing a newer gcc could break system or port building?
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