[R-SIG-Mac] gcc, gfortran and Xcode upgrade

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Tue Jan 17 15:57:55 CET 2012

On Jan 17, 2012, at 9:27 AM, Federico Calboli wrote:

> Hi,
> I am on OS X 10.7.2, Xcode 4.2.1, R 2.14.1 (GUI 6008) and I was wondering what would happen if I installed 
> gcc-4.2 (Apple build 5666.3) with GNU Fortran 4.2.4 for Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
> (from http://r.research.att.com/tools/)
> and then Apple released Xcode 4.2.2… would I have to reinstall gcc-4.2 and gfortran after upgrading Xcode?

I didn't actually test it, but Xcode should not touch the gcc-4.2 installed by us, so the answer should be no (if Apple plays by its own rules).


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