gnu make and gcc

Alnis Morics alnis.m at
Thu Nov 19 20:55:05 UTC 2015

On 11/18/2015 23:21, Will Senn wrote:
> On 11/18/15 10:04 AM, Polytropon wrote:
>> On Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:57:30 -0600, Will Senn wrote:
>>> Is it ok to install gnu make and gcc on FreeBSD 10.2? and is it safe to
>>> do so? Or, will it cause confusion with the system provided toolset?
>> Yes, there are ports for both which you can install. For GCC,
>> the binary will be called gcc or gccXY (where XY is the version),
>> and GNU make will be called gmake. It will not conflict with
>> system tools.
> OK. So I installed gcc using pkg install gcc49, but when I did gmake 
> on another project's gnu makefile, it fails with 'gmake: gcc: Command 
> not found' I tried creating an alias for gcc, but got the same error. 
> Is there some trick to making make think gcc49 is gcc or do I need to 
> go create symlinks for all of the gwhatever49 files in /usr/local/bin? 
> Which by the way already had gcc48, sheesh.
> Thanks,
> Will
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So, did you succeed installing SimH? Just run "pkg install simh". In the 
ports, the only option to choose is whether documentation is to be 
built, and it is built by default, and so even the documentation must be 
in the package.


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