Subject: Re: how to set gcc3 as default compiler
To: Greywolf <>
From: Jaka Jejcic <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/14/2003 12:48:29
On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 02:07:05PM -0800, Greywolf wrote:
> Thus spake Jaka Jejcic ("JJ> ") sometime Today...
> JJ> Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 23:29:05 +0200
> JJ> From: Jaka Jejcic <>
> JJ> To: Greywolf <>
> JJ> Cc: Caffeinate The World <>,
> JJ> Subject: Re: how to set gcc3 as default compiler
> JJ>
> JJ> > How soon is gcc3 from being included as The Compiler in our source
> JJ> > tree?
> JJ> >
> JJ> > Can we just take an extracted-patched gcc3 and plop it into place
> JJ> > under /usr/src and build from there (I'm looking and guessing, "uh,
> JJ> > no")?
> JJ>
> JJ> Technicaly we could. The problem is the compiler itself. I don't find it
> JJ> stable enough. I used it for a while but it crashed on many pkgs so I
> JJ> switched back... What's you experiences?
> None, yet.  I wanted to see how well I could use it to build the world.
> I'd like my "world" to be able to take advantage of "-mtune=pentium3" or
> "-mtune=athlon" (probably the latter).

That's my exact reason for trying gcc3 in the first place.
I'm going through the "problem list" again this weekend and I'll let
you know then if (and where) exactly my problems lie.