MacPorts 2.6 - Leopard 20.6 and libgcc8

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Sep 26 23:34:25 UTC 2019

On Sep 26, 2019, at 18:28, Riccardo Mottola wrote:

> Hi,
> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> I suppose this is an important fix for 10.5 user, we soon need a 2.6.1
>> The list of compiler dependencies is kept in 2 places: in the ports tree, and also in MacPorts base. Chris updated both to fix this issue. The list in MacPorts base only comes into effect if the user doesn't have a ports tree yet, so yes, this change will make it into 2.6.1, but no, there's no urgent need to release 2.6.1 just for this.
> But first I did a "port selfupdate" and the problem persisted, then I patched the file inside port... and it worked. Fromt his I gathered that a release is needed...

It takes about an hour for the change to sync from our GitHub repository to our public rsync server. You presumably selfupdated before the change had propagated.

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