gcc49 vs gcc48
larryv at macports.org
Tue Nov 18 08:59:10 PST 2014
On Nov 18, 2014, at 11:40 AM, René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Exact. I was expecting gcc to be non-distributable due to it being GPL ... but I'm not complaining :)
The GPL does not prohibit binary distribution.
> On Tuesday November 18 2014 10:01:25 Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> There is no mention of any gcc dependency in the kfilemetadata port.
> Nope, yet:
> #> port rdepend gcc48
> The following ports are dependent on gcc48:
> From what I can see those are all ports I built with gcc-mp-4.8 because doing the reverse lookup doesn't show any dependency on gcc ..
Yes, setting configure.compiler to "macports-gcc-4.8" automatically adds a library dependency on gcc48, although it's not clear to me why a dependency on libgcc wouldn't be sufficient.
Be aware that manually choosing your own compiler is not supported.
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