Updating gcc gentoo
To switch the version to 4.4.5, we make use of gcc-config again.You can define the version you want to switch to either by giving the number printed before the listed version in the output of Like it's already suggested in the output from above, the next and last step is to refresh your environment to make use of this switch.Sticker You is your one-stop shop to make your business stick! All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Use code DISTRO10 at the checkout page to apply your discount. The newest version of etc-update automerges trivial updates, so that should help.
No matter what you do, you should verify that the active gcc version is the one you wanted to switch to: gcc (Gentoo 4.6.2-r1 p1.4, pie-0.5.0) 4.6.2 Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.I would recommend against a blind "emerge -u world".You obviously were fine for six months, why start now?I'd do an "emerge system -va D" first, build a new kernel if you desire, make sure things are still working and move on.Then probably the latest gcc, glibc, etc (if system doesn't pull these in).