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We have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed at our systems, and we would like to use gcc >= 4.7 for C++11 support. Will a version of gcc >= 4.7 be added to the standard repositories (any time soon) or will the never happen?

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Thomas

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marked as duplicate by dobey, user68186, Seth, Thomas W., bcbc May 3 '13 at 18:47

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@belacqua Sorry if the question was not clear: I am wondering when it will be a part of the official repositories, will this happen or not? If yes, can we ask it? – Thomas Fannes May 3 '13 at 15:39
    
@thomasfannes it likely won't be. See Why Don't The ubuntu Repositories Have The Latest Versions of software? for details as to why more updated versions of software aren't typically included in the main repositories after release. – Thomas W. May 3 '13 at 18:41

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