Subject: Re: should GCC_REQD+=3.0 should pull in gcc 3.4 not gcc 3.3
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/14/2006 13:24:39
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.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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