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From: Richard Fish <bigfish@××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] gcc upgrade
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 18:20:01
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] gcc upgrade by Daniel D Jones
1 On 8/12/06, Daniel D Jones <ddjones@××××××××××××.org> wrote:
2 > emerge -uav gcc
3 >
4 > If I use the -u switch, portage tells me there's nothing to merge. If I
5 > simply do an emerge -p, portage says that it's going to install gcc-3.4. How
6 > do I identify what's telling portage not to update gcc?
8 This probably just means you already have gcc 3.4 installed, and can
9 skip this step (start with the gcc-config/eselect compiler step).
11 > If I follow the rest of the guide, is it safe (for reasonable definitions of the word) to emerge
12 > gcc without the update switch?
14 If you don't actually already have it installed, yes, but you may want
15 to take a look at my answer to brullonulla on the same topic...
17 -Richard
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