Reinstall all ports after Xcode 4.1 -> 4.2 upgrade?

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Wed Nov 23 09:45:01 PST 2011

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 08:36, Christoph Deil <deil.christoph at
> wrote:

> I just updated XCode from 4.1 to 4.2 on Lion.
> Do I have to reinstall all ports because the XCode compilers changed?

No; the APIs and ABIs are still the same.  It's when Apple changes those
(as with a new OS release) that you need to forcibly rebuild stuff, because
Apple tends to move things around a lot (for example, in Lion a bunch of
stuff apparently moved out of libSystem.dylib to other libraries).

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at
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