[Dev] Switching to Ubuntu

Davor Cubranic cubranic at cs.ubc.ca
Sun Feb 19 13:00:18 PST 2006

Heikki Toivonen wrote:

>Mike Taylor wrote:
>>Ubuntu (breezy) does not by default include 3.4 but that doesn't mean
>>it's not available.
>I was unable to find it with Synaptic. Did you mean compile 3.4
>ourselves or tell Synaptic to look in Hoary's packages or something else?
I already sort of responded in a different thread, but here are more 
specifics: on kUbuntu Breezy, Adept found gcc 3.4 no problem. The only 
repositories I had defined were breezy (main, restricted) and 
breezy-updates (main, restricted) on ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu.

Once installed, 3.4 is available as /usr/bin/gcc-3.4. /usr/bin/gcc is 
symlinked to 4.0. There is no executable called gccselect, although 
there may be another mechanism available to choose between installed 
version of the gcc toolchain.


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