MacPorts wants to install apple-gcc42 on 10.6 all of a sudden?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Apr 24 02:32:22 PDT 2013

On Apr 24, 2013, at 01:18, RenE J.V. Bertin wrote:
> On 24 Apr 2013, at 00:55, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
>> In any case, Apple has never released a compiler versioned at 4.7, so it's still not clear to me what René is referring to.
> Undoubtedly a slip of the finger, sorry about that!
> Are there any differences between the llvm-gcc42 port and the version
> that ships with Xcode 4.2 that would justify installing the port on
> 10.6?

According to Jeremy, who co-maintains it, the llvm-gcc42 port has a newer version of the software than is in Xcode, so yes, there might be value to installing and using it.

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