Installing GCC 7.2.0 on RHEL7

For compatibility with another SDK I’m using, I have to use GCC 7.2.0 (RHEL devtoolset-7 provides GCC 7.3 at the time of this writing). So it should also be noted that I’m using GCC 7.3.1 to compile GCC 7.2.0; although the instructions should be generally applicable to other combinations. Notes on installing devtoolset-7: RHEL7 devtoolset-7 …

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Installing git from source

RHEL7/CentOS7 use a relatively old version of git. Here’s how to update (using git 2.28.0 as example) sudo yum -y install curl-devel GITVERSION=2.28.0 mkdir -p ~/src && cd ~/src git clone https://github.com/git/git wget https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/git-$GITVERSION.tar.gz tar xf git-$GITVERSION.tar.gz cd git-$GITVERSION && ./configure && make && sudo make install git –version