Which GCC does macports use?

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sun Apr 4 07:47:50 PDT 2010

On 2010-04-04 15:41 , Ctalk Project wrote:
> So how do I tell macports to use the newly installed compiler?

You still need to install Xcode Developer Tools [1] to build ports. It
does not only provide the Xcode application and compilers, but also
additional headers and frameworks. Note that Apple gcc is highly patched
to provide more features than a usual gcc build, for example creating
binaries for multiple archs in one step which is required for universal


[1] http://guide.macports.org/#installing.xcode

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