--- Chuck Swiger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Mar 22, 2007, at 12:34 PM, White Hat wrote: > >> Add: > >> > >> CC?= /usr/local/bin/gcc > >> CXX?= /usr/local/bin/g++ > >> > >> ...to /etc/make.conf. You might also find > looking > >> at /usr/ports/Mk/ > >> bsd.gcc.mk to be informative... > > > > Thanks! One other question; why the '?' mark? I was > > Googling for information on gcc, and it listed > 'cxx=' > > sans a question mark in it. > > It means "set CC to this value if it's not already > set to something". > > Some ports already know they need a newer version of > gcc (using > "USE_GCC="), and the "make world" infrastructure to > rebuild the > kernel/userland need to use the system-provided > compiler, so using > the question mark lets things which know better use > the exact > compiler they want.
Thanks! I could not find that information anywhere, although I am sure it does exist. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Finding fabulous fares is fun. Let Yahoo! FareChase search your favorite travel sites to find flight and hotel bargains. http://farechase.yahoo.com/promo-generic-14795097 _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"