Fwd: install of octave not possible?
gwright at antiope.com
Thu Dec 14 11:38:36 PST 2006
On Dec 14, 2006, at 6:47 AM, Marius Schamschula wrote:
> For what is worth,
> As a longtime member of the octave mailing list, and as someone who
> regularly builds octave without MacPorts or Fink, let me add the
> current thinking about building octave under Mac OS X 10.4.x:
> Apple's gcc 4.0.1 together with g95.org's g95 work well under both
> PPC and Intel machines for building octave 2.9.9.
> In my experience, gfortran has caused lots of problems.
Thanks for the information. I'll give g95 a spin.
> On Dec 14, 2006, at 5:26 AM, Anthony Agelastos wrote:
>> On Dec 14, 2006, at 12:09 AM, Andy Kish wrote:
>>> On Dec 13, 2006, at 6:00 PM, Gregory Wright wrote:
>>>> Yes, this is really necessary. The gcc40 port was built so you
>>>> would have a gfortran that is
>>>> ABI compatible with your gcc and g++. Apple does not supply
>>>> gfortran so MacPorts has to build it.
>>>> (And Octave really does have modules written in c, c++ and
>>>> fortran :-) )
>>> Is gcc40 the standard port to depend upon when one needs a
>>> fortran compiler? The reason for all the current py-scipy bugs on
>>> trac is that the port doesn't install a fortran compiler as a
>>> dependancy. I put up a patch for it, but told it to depend upon
>>> gcc41. Should that be changed to gcc40?
>> I think it should be changed to gcc42 since gcc40 doesn't work on
>> Intel Macs (last time I checked). I hope this helps.
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