I get the error "C compiler cannot create executables" when I try to install a port...

Bryan Blackburn 0x62_0x6c_0x62 at pobox.com
Sun Sep 21 14:01:01 PDT 2008

On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 03:28:55PM -0500, Ryan Schmidt said:
> On Sep 21, 2008, at 7:34 AM, Otto Roberson Bertsch wrote:
> > I had installed first XCode from the Apple  
> > "311_2517_developerdvd.dmg". I thought maybe that was the problem  
> > since the FAQ states "you need XCode 3.0" - so I installed that  
> > from the DVD. I still have the problem and XCode seems to be  
> > installed.
> I'm unable to find a page where we state that Xcode 3.0 is required  
> for Leopard. Could you please tell me the URL so I can fix it to show  
> that 3.0 is a minimum requirement? Thanks.

The www site, not the guide, at


specifically lists 3.0 and 2.4.1, without any kind of "or newer" type of


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