[cfarm-users] Looking for the latest GCC for PowerPC
dje.gcc at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 14:39:36 CET 2018
On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 6:05 PM Segher Boessenkool via cfarm-users
<cfarm-users at lists.tetaneutral.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2018 at 10:02:14PM -0500, Jeffrey Walton via cfarm-users wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 12:02 PM Segher Boessenkool
> > <segher at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> > > > Does anyone know where to find the latest GCC?
> > >
> > > You can just do
> > >
> > > $ $HOME/src/gcc/configure --prefix=$HOME/$WHEREVER --enable-languages=all
> > > $ nice make -j99
> > > $ make install
> > Doesn't that waste disk space? I specifically try to avoid it because
> > of the "clean your home drive" messages sent out on occasion.
> It's all relative. A compiler installation is less than 1GB, typically.
> A source tree is many GB. A build tree is tens of GB.
> > It is also why I request a compiler be installed for everyone to use.
> There already *are* compilers of the latest release installed on many
> systems. There are no daily builds, everyone wants to test with different
> options -- and that is a *good* thing.
> If you want to make some "generic" (say) weekly build available to everyone,
> everywhere, just do so?
I would recommend that you contact / coordinate with iulius who has
been publishing recent versions of many tools in /opt/cfarm, e.g.,
/opt/cfarm/gcc-latest . As you mentioned, disk space is limited and
we don't need 20 different developers publishing their own copy of
recent GCC snapshots. I don't know the schedule that iulius publishes
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