Subject: Re: should GCC_REQD+=3.0 should pull in gcc 3.4 not gcc 3.3
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/14/2006 17:55:46
On Thu, 14 Sep 2006, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On 9/14/06, David Brownlee <email@example.com> 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...
Agreed, though that is somewhat orthogonal to my question :)
>> 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.
OK, so for a more appropriate question:
"Should we have a gcc34-c package, or should gcc3-c be updated to
be based on gcc-3.4 rather than gcc-3.3" ?
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