updating gcc

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sat May 16 21:09:37 PDT 2009

On May 16, 2009, at 15:43, Rouson, Damian wrote:

> I recently installed Mac Ports and used it to install gcc 4.5 beta  
> dated April 2.  Is there any way for me to use Mac Ports to install  
> an even more recent version of gcc or am I on my own for that?  My  
> primary interest is gfortran and it just so happens there were some  
> patches applied to the development branch of gfortran in late April  
> that will be very useful for my work.  As gfortran is rapidly  
> evolving to support the Fortran 2003 standard and I need as many  
> features from that standard a possible, I expect to update  
> regularly. I found that installing with Mac Ports was infinitely  
> easier than trying to install manually, so I'm hoping there is a  
> way to have Mac Ports install any snapshot I choose.  All advice is  
> welcome.

Historically, Markus has been updating the gcc beta ports about once  
a week, but I see gcc45 has not been updated past 20090402. Not sure  
if there's a specific reason for this or maybe Markus has become busy  
with other things in the past month.

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