gcc49 vs gcc48
René J.V. Bertin
rjvbertin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 09:53:57 PST 2014
On Tuesday November 18 2014 11:59:10 Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
> The GPL does not prohibit binary distribution.
No, but I was under the impression that Apple doesn't want to distribute GPLed binaries. As I said, I'm not complaining.
> 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.
And it's apparently not a hard dependency; no errors are generated after force-deactivating gcc48, no reinstalls forced etc.
> Be aware that manually choosing your own compiler is not supported.
Whatever, as long as configure.compiler=X is supported :)
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