Subject: Re: getting gcc 4.x.x on netbsd 3.1
To: None <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/03/2007 19:27:29
On Jul 31,  8:08pm, Michael Kell Jensen wrote:
} Hi i have netbsd i386, on 32 bit computer:
} and i want to compile to amd64, with 64 bit enabled
} with a gcc toolchain (gcc -v) for 4.x.x

     It should be possible.

} is it possible to use 3.1 netbsd, with
} to target gcc 4.x.x toolchain via
} or what is the steps to take. to get
} a working 4.x.x toolchain, running (as cross compiling (?))
} on netbsd 3.1 (has gcc 3.3.3)
} Should i download sets from later netbsd (which 4.0+)
} or should i get the sources from gcc site for a
} 4.x.x compiler.

     You should always use the version of GCC that comes with NetBSD.
So yes, you should download a current version of NetBSD (either
-current or 4.0RC2).  Then all you need to is ./ ... -m amd64
... .

}-- End of excerpt from Michael Kell Jensen