Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri Dec 6 22:23:57 PST 2013

On Dec 6, 2013, at 16:47, M. Daniel Becque wrote:

> I was looking at the ticket for Boost 1.54, #39809, since Boost 1.55 also fails to compile on 10.5.8. Jeremy suggests that ppc users, comment 24, should use that selection to get Boost to compile. Thought that I might give it a try.

Ah yes, I remember now. It’s unfortunate that clang doesn’t work well on PowerPC. I guess trying to build boost with gcc4X is all you can try.

> Could I install gcc48 and use port select to select gcc48 with the same results? I'd change the selection back to default after. 

No; ports are supposed to ignore the compiler (or other utilities) you’ve selected. “port select” is only for your own benefit, outside of MacPorts.

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