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Re: Multiple gcc



On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 04:16:51PM -0500, Brian Truter wrote:
> Is it possible to install multiple gcc packages on Fedora?
> 
> I am using gcc 4.4 from Fedora 11, but I would also like to install 4.3 from
> Fedora 10, and switch compiles when needed by setting env variables, or
> something similar. Is this possible, and if so, does anyone have any info?

Just rpm2cpio the other gcc to a different directory.
mkdir ~/gcc-4.3 && cd ~/gcc-4.3
for i in *-4.3*.rpm; do rpm2cpio $i | cpio -pduv; done

and then
~/gcc-4.3/usr/bin/gcc
~/gcc-4.3/usr/bin/g++
~/gcc-4.4/usr/bin/gfortran
etc. should just work.

	Jakub


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