Installing the whole GCC family

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Sep 19 01:48:28 PDT 2013

On Sep 19, 2013, at 03:28, Akim Demaille wrote:

> As a package developer, I need to run as many compilers as I
> can on my machine.  I'm very happily running gcc42 up to gcc48
> for instance.
> However, when I try to install gcc49, I get a conflict :
> $ sudo port install gcc49
> --->  Computing dependencies for gcc49
> Error: Unable to execute port: Can't install libgcc-devel because conflicting ports are installed: libgcc
> What can I do to have the whole GCC family installed?

gcc48 and earlier can use libgcc-devel instead of libgcc:

sudo port -f deactivate libgcc
sudo port install gcc49

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