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I want to install gcc 3.6 on fedora 18.

when I do yum install gcc

I get the gcc 4.7. but I want an old version.

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May I ask why you want this? –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jul 12 '13 at 19:08
    
to install qemu. as it has problems with new gcc. recommended to use gcc 3.6 –  becks Jul 12 '13 at 19:10
    
... Why not use the QEMU that comes with Fedora? –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jul 12 '13 at 19:10
    
I'm doing some work with qemu. changine source codes so I need to reinstall from source using gcc 3.6 –  becks Jul 12 '13 at 19:12
    
Perhaps you should invest some time into figuring out how they got it to build with 4.7. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jul 12 '13 at 19:13

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If you're prepared to settle for gcc version 3.4 instead, try:

yum install compat-gcc-34

if not, then you'll have to build your own from a source tarball on the gnu website:

http://www.gnu.org/software/gcc/

The build process will take quite some time, but it's simple enough.

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