[fedora-india] Upgrading gcc from source on Fedora / RHEL

Syam Krishnan syamcr at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 05:54:47 UTC 2010

On 01/09/2010 10:53 AM, Shakthi Kannan wrote:
> Hi,
> --- On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 7:40 AM, Syam Krishnan<syamcr at gmail.com>  wrote:
> | Is it possible to upgrade gcc on an older Fedora (F6, for example) or RHEL
> | 5 system by compiling it from sources?
> \--
> You can. If the dependency packages are compatible with the gcc you
> are upgrading you can re-use them, or you will need to re-compile the
> dependency packages themselves.
Thanks for the info. I was trying to identify which are these dependent 
packages. glibc seems to be one. binutils too is perhaps sensitive to 
gcc/glibc version. Are there any other packages I should be specifically 
worried about?


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