using a different compiler with macports

Wes James comptekki at
Thu Feb 21 22:30:55 PST 2008

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 7:29 PM, Rainer Müller <raimue at> wrote:
> Wes James wrote:
>  > I'm trying to find the config file in macports to change the CC and
>  > CXX default parameters that configure uses when it is run on each
>  > package.  Can someone help me with this.
>  Not that easily possible, it is absolutely centered on using gcc.
>  But there is the port gcc_select which allows you to maintain certain
>  symlinks for gcc, g++, etc. Additionally, each port is free to choose
>  another compiler subset (because it might require it).
>  What exactly are you trying to do?
>  Rainer

I have a professor that is using the pgi compiler
( and i was trying to find a way to set CC=pgcc
and CXX=pgcpp and maybe some other things for macport to use for
compiling as defaults.


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