Downgrade gcc on Fedora13

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Hi, I have Fedora13 which comes with gcc 4.4. However, I need to downgrade this to gcc 3.4. How do I do this?

I tried the following:

   yum install compat-gcc-34*

which claims to do this, and indeed it puts a g++34 file in my /usr/bin, but there's no gcc34! Any ideas why?

Thanks in advance
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IMHO, you will run into more problems by doing this given that any future updates to fedora kernel, packages will be gcc 4.4.x dependent.

If the issue deals with a difficulty you are having with installing an RPM that was compiled and is dependent on the 3.4 version, a fix could be to look for a more current package, or use the source and compile the application.

There might be a gcc_3.4.4 etc.

use:
rpm -qa  |grep -i gcc
to locate the gcc packages on your system.
then you can use the rpm -ql comcast-gcc-34 to see where it stored the various files.

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