Re: Way to switch easily (Was: Re: Egcs, gcc, and Debian)
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On Tue 19 Aug 1997, Emilio Lopes <Emilio.Lopes@Physik.TU-Muenchen.DE> wrote:
> My two Pfennige here: /usr/bin/gcc should *always* be GCC.
> /usr/bin/egcc should *always* be EGCC. /usr/bin/cc can be either GCC
> or EGCC, acording to the sysadmin wishes.
> If this can't be achived with update-alternatives, the solution with
> environment vars seems ok to me.
> /opt is a poor "solution". It's a lazy hack and it's not compatible
> with the (high) Debian quality-standards.
I don't thinks a symlink solution would be neccesary. i.e. I believe egcs is
going to support the gcc method of callind different compilers. i.e. -V and
- -b, so a shell script that acts as a wrapper for gcc and egcs and pgcc or
whatever else comes around can be made to call gcc with the right options, so
the right compiler is used. We can then use the same system we are using with
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