oops, how does one re-install gcc?

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 18 15:28:54 PDT 2005


Tushar Teredesai wrote:

> As long as you are upgrading the toolchain packages (not downgrading)
> everything should be ok, especially if they have the same major (and
> minor version?)

I think glibc is still an exception here, though I wouldn't like to bet 
any amount of money on that!  I do, however, agree that _upgrading_ gcc 
and binutils is relatively safe (i.e. I've personally not run into any 
trouble doing so, YMMV of course!).

Regards,

Matt.



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