taglib won't install (problem with gcc4.0 blacklisted)

Bryan Blackburn 0x62_0x6c_0x62 at pobox.com
Tue Sep 23 16:39:00 PDT 2008

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 02:59:08PM -0700, rhubbell said:
> Hello all,
> I'm new to macports and have run into a problem. I installed macports
> 1.60 on Tiger and everything went fine after a few fits and starts. But
> the last package I wanted to install failed. 
> I attempted to install:
> sudo port install taglib
> It gets to the configure stage and bails out stating that gcc4.0 is
> blacklisted and to either upgrade or downgrade gcc.

That's odd, as taglib's configure doesn't mind gcc4.0 here at all:

checking whether /usr/bin/gcc-4.0 is blacklisted... no

Make sure you're up to date on your MacPorts by running

$ sudo port selfupdate

Then try installing taglib again.

> To me it seems like the tail wants to wag the dog.  I'd rather not
> change gcc unless someone can show me a painless way to do it with
> breaking things.
> Thanks for any advice.

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