In the last episode (Mar 22), White Hat said: > FreeBSD-6.2 > > The installed version is gcc-3.4.6, while the ports have version > 4.3.0 available. If I install the newer version will it replace the > older version? If not and I don't think it will, how do I force the > use of the newer version of Gcc when making a port? I tried Googling > for this but without success. The FreeBSD handbook doesn't seem to > have any available information on this either.
Port versions of gcc install into /usr/local/bin with a version-number suffix. So the gcc43 port will install gcc43, g++43, etc. If you want a port to build with a particular version of gcc, add a USE_GCC=4.3 line to the port Makefile. This is mentioned in the "USE_*" section of http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/makefile-depend.html -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"