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Re: How to set default compiler to 4.0?

On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 02:52:44PM +0100, Joost Kraaijeveld wrote:
> I have installed 3 versions og gcc: 3.3 , 3.4 and 4.0. How do I set the
> deafult compiler to 4.0, using the update-alternative command? For some
> reason I do not get a choice if I run "update-alternatives --config c
> ++".

Gee, that's probably because gcc doesn't participate in the alternatives

> Or should I just change the symlinks in /usr/bin by hand?

No, you should instead refrain from breaking what you do not understand and
instead simply specify which compiler you want to use.  As you've noticed,
you *can* have more than one installed.

 Marc Wilson |     [It is] best to confuse only one issue at a time.
 msw@cox.net |     -- K&R

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