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Re: gcc2 instead gcc

* christian dot schuster at rsag dot ch (03-02-22 10:13 +0100)
> I am newbie and have a simple question. I want to compile PostgreSQL with
> gcc2 instead of gcc.


> First I downloaded just the gcc2 compiler. But the as
> I wanted to configure I had the error that no C compiler is installed. So,
> I also downloaded gcc and then I could compile.
> How can I do that when I compile a program that it is done with gcc2?

Have you RTFM, STFW, RTFFAQ about C and C compiling?

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> Which one is better of those two?

Which one is better - C or C++?

I think you desperately need some knowledge on C and C compiling. Can 
someone point Rudolf to an appropriate newsgroup or mailing list? I 
neither know the answer nor the right place to ask.

Good luck,
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