Re: egcs (New GCC)
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On Sun, 17 Aug 1997, Galen Hazelwood wrote:
> Rob Browning wrote:
> > Vincent Renardias <email@example.com> writes:
> > > one more is probably not a problem, as long as it Provides:,
> > Conflicts:
> > > with the other packages correctly.
> > It would be really nice if we could have gcc and egcc installed
> > concurrently. Then it would be easy to check suspected problems in
> > each compiler's behavior against the other. It would also make gcc an
> > easy fallback for cases that egcc doesn't initially handle well.
> This is actually quite easy to do. Just rename egcc's frontend to
> "/usr/bin/egcc" or something like that, and they coexist wonderfully.
Another suggestion would be to install it similar to the way we do altgcc,
in a seperate directory path that can be placed first. Perhaps stick it
in /opt, since that would seem to be what opt is for anyway.
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