Problem with Macports on OS X 10.8
ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Dec 23 16:53:41 CET 2016
> On Dec 23, 2016, at 10:36, H.-Ulrich (Uli) Wienands <wienands at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to install octave on a Mac Pro running 10.8.(latest). I have Xcode 5.1.1 installed.
> A bunch of deps is installed successfully but then it chokes.
> I finally track this down to an inability to install any compilers (? that is what it appears to be).
> Trying to build up from the bottom I install llvm 3.4, 3.5 etc. Works ok until I hit llvm-3.9. It appears llvm-3.
> 9 has itsels in its list of dependencies.
> I made sure my Macports installaion was up-to-date (I installed it only a couple of weeks ago but still I updated everything) and tried to clean whatever would not install. No joy.
> Here is the tail from the log of my atttempt to install llvm-3.9. Note that none of the clangs would install. And I never get an error message beyond "Installatino of ..." has failed. I also tried installing gcc46 (which I have installed even on a fairly ancient on a 10.5 PPC system, no joy either.
> Any hint would be appreciated.
We do have a ticket about that:
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