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    Default How to get GCC and GDB executables

    Hi,
    I want to install all GNU Tools , GCC and GDB executables on opensuse10.2, but do not know how to start.

    Any help very much appreciated

    Thanks,
    Sen

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    Default Re: How to get GCC and GDB executables

    As 10.2 is not supported anymore, I bet the repos are gone. Better upgrade to 11.1 and then install what you need.
    Henk van Velden

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    palladium NNTP User

    Default Re: How to get GCC and GDB executables

    [this assumes you are not incorrectly naming SLED/SLES 10 release 2 as
    "opensuse10.2"..if you have SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop or Server 10
    you should ask in forum.novell.com]

    to begin: do you know that openSUSE 10.2 is no longer supported and
    therefore has had NO automatic security updates since about this time
    *last* year? <http://en.opensuse.org/SUSE_Linux_Lifetime>

    that said, if you are intent on running an unpatched system and have
    the install DVD, you could go into YaST, add the DVD as a source in
    the Repositories section--and remove all online repos, then in YaST
    Software Management flip from "Search" to Patterns and then select to
    install the bits you need from the Development pattern...i don't
    recall exactly but you need to select (something like) "Base
    Development" and C/C++ then you can go back to search and search on
    gcc and gdb (one at a time) and add the bits (on the right) that you
    need..

    without the install DVD you will (i guess, unless someone else can
    tell you an easier way) peek through these to settle the dependency
    issues which will arise:

    http://ftp5.gwdg.de/pub/linux/suse/o.../discontinued/
    ftp://ftp.hosteurope.de/mirror/ftp.s...ontinued/i386/

    my best advice would be, if you wanna develop on openSUSE, pick and
    install opensuse 11.x (x being 0, 1, or 2...2 to be released NEXT month)

    --
    palladium

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    Default Re: How to get GCC and GDB executables

    Thanks Henk and Palladium,

    I will upgrade to 11.1 or maybe wait until 11.2. In the meantime will try the procedure given by Palladium using the install DVD

    Thank you both for such fast responses.

    Sen

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