GCC 3.2.3 advice on upgrades please

Mark Hymers markh at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Apr 25 12:22:26 PDT 2003


On Fri, 25, Apr, 2003 at 07:27:28AM -0400, Zack Winkles spoke thus..
> Richard A Downing <geek109 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > Now, out comes GCC 3.2.3, which is just a bug fix.  So can I just
> > build it as a replacement (overwrite) for gcc 3.2.2?
> 
> You can install GCC 3.2.3 in complete safety. If you want to install
> 3.2.3 and overwrite 3.2.2 complete, you'll have to remove the stuff that
> GCC left over, which off the top of my head are the following things:
> 
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/*-linux-gnu/3.2.2/ (everything in that)
> /usr/include/c++/3.2.2/ (same)
> /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.5.0.2 (3.2.3 installs libstdc++.so.5.0.3)

Yeah, I sometimes wonder if we shouldn't suggest adding something like:
--with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/3.2 
to solve the problem of having multiple includes around.

I'm sure Greg will now explain why this is a bad idea :-)

Mark

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