Errors building gcc44 under MacOsX

Scott Webster sewebster at
Sun Sep 4 13:50:16 PDT 2011

Are you sure you used the -v switch?

On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 1:48 PM, David Epstein
<David.Epstein at> wrote:
> Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
>> You must be running an old version of MacPorts then.
>> Have you considered updating it `port selfupdate`?
>> I get:
>> $ port -v installed zlib
>> The following ports are currently installed:
>>   zlib @1.2.5_0 (active) platform='darwin 10' archs='x86_64'
> That's an interesting difference, and does seem to reflect a difference in
> 'port'. I have indeed run 'sudo port selfupdate' today. It says I am running
> version 2.0.2. Is that what you are running? I also did 'sudo port upgrade
> outdated'.
> When I installed Mac Os X 10.6, I did, as recommended, restart MacPorts from
> nothing, but maybe something has gone mysteriously wrong despite my care. I
> hope I won't have to delete everything and start again. It takes so long to
> rebuild everything.
> I tried to uninstall zlib, wanting to reinstall it, but there are a lot of
> ports that depend on zlib, so it refused to uninstall. Should I use -f on
> zlib or will that make everything break?
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