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From: Barry.SCHWARTZ@...
Subject: Re: ~* or -* Keyworded packages (cannot force install of "-*" GCC4)
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 14:09:31 -0600
Miguel Filipe <miguel.filipe@...> skribis:
> My situation is the following:
> - I'm aware of the diferences.
> - I'm used to recurring to gcc-config for switching between compiler
> versions.
> - I'm a software developer and _need_ gcc4 for development & testing my
> project's code (I for one, need to have gcc4 to make shure my code is gcc4
> compatible :) )
> - I'm aware of /etc/portage/package.* files, and respective man pages :)
> - The machine is a testing machine, has to be kind of stable, but I allready
> hand pick a couple of ~amd64 (cmucl, sbcl, java, gcc ..some others).

You know, if this were my situation, I'd probably try installing gcc4
in /usr/local, following the instructions that come with gcc. I think
that is the least likely way to cause grief in my work. I would test
my software with that compiler, but without having to worry about how
it fits into my OS.


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