How to specify (default) compiler options and choose which compiler

Rainer Müller raimue at
Tue Feb 17 09:44:29 PST 2009

Ceriel Jacobs wrote:
> Op 16 feb 2009, om 22:21 heeft Marcus Calhoun-Lopez het volgende  
> geschreven:
>> All of the things I am about to mention could very easily break
>> a MacPorts installation and should not be implemented lightly.
> You can say that again.
> I was trying to build postgresql83 with this command:
> $ sudo /opt/local/bin/port -v install postgresql83 +universal  
> configure.compiler=gcc-4.2 configure.optflags=-fast configure.m64=yes  
> configure.march=nocona
> The process hung (overnight) at [1] which was related to  
> ncurses dependancy, which is a dependancy of readline dependancy,  
> which is a postgresql83 dependancy.

See also ticket #17295 [1].
There seems to be a problem with 64 bit and ncurses.



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