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Re: Multiple gcc



On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 3:26 AM, Jakub Jelinek<jakub redhat com> wrote:
> 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.
>

Curious, would the '--prefix' flag for RPM help?

-Mauriat


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