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Re: GCC 4.x+
- From: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 15:00:48 -0800
- Subject: Re: GCC 4.x+
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Václav Haisman wrote:
> is there a plan to move Cygwin over to newer GCC? GCC 3.4.4 is getting
> old. I could use the strictness of C++ compiler it brings.
There's no reason why you can't build gcc 4.x on your own, it works fine
in Cygwin. If you pick a proper --prefix (or use --program-suffix and
--enable-version-specific-runtime-libs) it will be completely separate
from the installed version of gcc, you can use the two side by side.
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