My gcc compiler is a bit outdated - gcc 4.3, so I want to build a new gcc from source since I ran apt-get update, but there were no pre-built version available yet. Has anyone experienced this process before?
Install new version of GMP, MPFR, MPC from sources:
You're going to want to download the source packages. You can get the from http://gcc.gnu.org/releases.html
Next you're going to want to install the package
Next you're going to want to extract the source package to its own directory:
Then you're going to want to compile it, usually the process is as follows:
However, if you omit the last part you can still run the program by calling it directly, while keeping your currently installed version of gcc for normal use.
I followed these steps from GNU website and got gcc installed perfectly: http://gcc.gnu.org/install/prerequisites.html
Basically, you will need to install
and other libraries mentioned can be found under Synaptic Package Manager.