Tried to install gcc7, couldn't because libgcc conflict

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Aug 23 13:17:12 UTC 2017

On Aug 23, 2017, at 07:52, David wrote:
> 704_ sudo port install gcc7
> --->  Computing dependencies for gcc7
> Error: Can't install libgcc-devel because conflicting ports are active: libgcc
> Error: Follow to report a bug.
> Error: Processing of port gcc7 failed
> Anyone got the answer on this one?
> I need gcc5 installed for backwards compatibility for a while.

sudo port -f deact libgcc 
sudo port install gcc7

Earlier gcc's will work fine with libgcc-devel. 

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