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Re: Fresh install of GCC?
- From: Brian Gough <bjg at network-theory dot co dot uk>
- To: "Shawn Morford" <gcc at digiex dot homeip dot net>
- Cc: <gcc-help at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: 21 Jun 2004 09:45:42 +0100
- Subject: Re: Fresh install of GCC?
- References: <email@example.com>
"Shawn Morford" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
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