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Re: Proposal: use GCC 6 when GCC 4.5...6.* is requested

On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 03:52:46PM +0000, wrote:
> The versions were picked to make CentOS 7 happy. We can go a bit further
> than GCC6.
> The caveat is that if someone is relying on pkgsrc GCC to just work, AND
> doesn't have support from GCC6, this will create a worse experience.

Yeah, the joyent CentOS builds do this already using a hackier
method in mk.conf that seems to fail depending on what order
files are included in packages.

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