> Greetings- > > I'm a pretty new user of FreeBSD and I've enjoyed every minute of it so > far. > > I'm trying to update gcc via the package/ports system, but I've had a > few problems. > > 'pkg_add -r gcc' > > Results in a error message that the file is unavailable. This make > sense, because the package it's looking for > (ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-4.7-release/Latest/gcc. > tgz) does not exist. > > I downloaded the ports package (/usr/ports) and went into the /lang/gcc > directory. I first tried 'make.' That ran for awhile, but when it > finished, gcc still reported version '2.95.4.' After that, I realized I > should run 'make install.' That ran for awhile, but in the end, when I > ran gcc -v I still got this message- > > Using builtin specs. > gcc version 2.95.4 20020320 [FreeBSD] > > I'd like to be using 3.2 so I'd be using the same compiler as my > University's server. I could get the source from GNU and install that, > but I'm trying to utilize the FreeBSD Package/ports system as much as > possible. > > Am I missing something?? Is there something else I should try?
Upgrade to 5.0-RELEASE if you're daring -- it includes GCC 3.2.1 (IIRC). -- Matt Emmerton To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message