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Re: Fresh install of GCC?


"Shawn Morford" <gcc@digiex.homeip.net> writes:

> So now I'm asking the folks who know more about this stuff than I do.
> Personally, I would prefer to do something along the line of my plan B:
> install GCC/MAKE without any conflicting with previous versions.  I've seen
> mention of "cross compilers" on a few sites i found Googling, but I have no
> idea what those are or what to do with them.  What's the best way to get the
> latest GCC on a system with no development tools? And, looking ahead, once I
> have this set up, what's the best way to upgrade my compiler without
> screwing up existing software?  Thanks in advance for any help.

To have multiple versions installed, use the --prefix option to
./configure to specify another directory (e.g. /opt/gcc-3.4.0) for the
new gcc installation.

-- 
Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd,
Publishing Free Software Manuals --- http://www.network-theory.co.uk/


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