GCC updated

Simon ‘corecode’ Schubert has updated gcc to version 4.0.1.

If you want to build the system using gcc version 4, you must put WANT_GCC40=yes into make.conf and rebuild your system. Then, rebuild again with the environment variable CCVER set to ‘gcc40’.

The first build builds gcc4 using your existing compiler; the second uses it during the build. I have not done this myself, so be careful.

NYCBSDCon preregistration closing

Brad Schonhorst kindly sent along this announcement about NYCBSDCon:

“There are only 2 days left to preregister for the first ever NYCBSDCon, to be held September 17th at Columbia University, in the Davis Auditorium.”

There’s more at the NYCBSDCon site. Among other notable speakers, our very own Jeffrey Hsu will be presenting “History, Goals, Objectives, and Structure of DragonFlyBSD”. I’d really like to go see this.