Gcc latest version

Joshua O'Leary jmoey139 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 09:14:05 UTC 2013

Like I said before, installing from source shouldn't break anything

Alessandro Suglia <alessandro.suglia at yahoo.com> wrote:

>Il 31/03/2013 21:06, Micah Gersten ha scritto:
>> On 03/31/2013 10:40 AM, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
>>> To get the latest version you would probably have to compile it from
>>> source - see http://gcc.gnu.org/ for the latest version, they have 
>>> git and SVN access. When you run (sudo) make install it would, by 
>>> default, be installed in the /usr/local subdirectories, so you 
>>> wouldn't have to worry about it interfering with your existing 
>>> version of it. Just be sure to run it with the full path when doing
>>> Joshua
>>> On 30/03/13 10:46, Alessandro Suglia wrote:
>>>> Is there the possibility to have the latest version of gcc which 
>>>> includes the latest standard of the C++?
>>>> I just want to try it on my platform without installing it apart 
>>>> with the default compiler. Is it possible?
>> We already have the gcc-4.8 source in raring, I'm not sure offhand
>> to use it though.
>> Micah
>I ask you that simply because I don't want that many aspects of the 
>system which are based on the gcc default version could be broken, when
>I go to install the newest version of the compiler.
>So can you confirm that there is full compatibility with the new gcc 
>Could be interesting if you grant the possibility to specifiy in the 
>moment of installation the package that you want on your system just as
>Slackware does. It could be very useful for those( like me ) that each 
>time install linux on their platform had to remove all the useless 
>packages and install what they want after the installation.
>I hope that it could be a good suggestion.
>Thanks to all.
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