Re: FC4 root access via user account

From: Aaron Gray (
Date: 07/01/05

Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 22:33:53 +0100

> Why do you need to install them into /usr? Just execute (in bash, as
> your normal user account):
> $ export PATH=$HOME/bin:$PATH
> $ cd $HOME/work/gcc_work
> $ ./configure --prefix=$HOME
> $ make
> $ make install
> $ hash -r # Empty hash lookup table for commands; see help hash
> $ which gcc
> The last command will now list $HOME/bin/gcc. Put the first command in
> $HOME/.bashrc if you want the change to be permanent.

I need mutiple GCC versions installed and would like to have them availiable
to other user accounts.

Same with other projects as well. I really do need an account with write
access to /usr.