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

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Sep 22 01:53:13 PDT 2008

On Sep 21, 2008, at 4:01 PM, Bryan Blackburn wrote:

> 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
> <http://www.macports.org/install.php#requirements>
> specifically lists 3.0 and 2.4.1, without any kind of "or newer"  
> type of
> phrasing...

Thanks, I added "or later" to it in r40141.

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