Subject: Re: should GCC_REQD+=3.0 should pull in gcc 3.4 not gcc 3.3
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/14/2006 18:42:57
On Thu, 14 Sep 2006 13:24:39 +0200
"Julio M. Merino Vidal" <> wrote:

> On 9/14/06, David Brownlee <> wrote:
> >         currently emulators/qemu has GCC_REQD+=3.0 to ensure it uses
> >         pkgsrc gcc3 on NetBSD-4 (as qemu does not build under gcc4).
> This is a hack that will break when pkgsrc gets a gcc4 package...
> >         This will pull in lang/gcc3, but surely it would make more
> > sense to pull in lang/gcc34 in this case?
> Why?  gcc3-c should be much faster to build than gcc34 due to its
> modularity (assuming the hack is picking gcc3-c and not the gcc3
> package).  Haven't tested it personally.

I agree with Julio. gcc3-c is faster to build.