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Bug#119064: gcc-3.0: doesn't depend on gcc

> All the <foo>-3.0 packages don't depend, recommend or even suggest the
> <foo> packages making it possible (especially on hppa where -3.0 is
> the default compiler) to install just gcc-3.0 and not have a gcc
> symlink which is probably not a good thing?

The 'gcc' package is hardcoded to gcc-2.95 right now.  You can have all
three packages installed, and the symlink doesn't change:

    % ls -lF gcc*
    lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            8 Nov  9 13:17 gcc -> gcc-2.95*
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root        71324 Oct  6 20:21 gcc-2.95*
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root        73900 Nov  4 12:29 gcc-3.0*
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root        15656 Nov  4 08:59 gccbug-3.0*

Perhaps gcc-3.0's postinst can do something like "if package 'gcc' is
installed, then update the symlink"?  I'm guessing out my butt here.


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