[KDE/Mac] Trying to compile Kile on MacOS 10.4.11: Failed at apple-gcc42

Janus janus at rtfm.org.ar
Fri Feb 27 20:22:19 CET 2009

2009/2/27 Orville Bennett <illogical1 at gmail.com>:
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> On Feb 27, 2009, at 12:09 PM, Janus wrote:
>> 2009/2/23 Janus <janus at rtfm.org.ar>:
>>> Hi,
>>>  I am following the "alternative method" to compile kile on MacOS
>>> 10.4.11 described in [1]. At some point, it point to follow the
>>> instructions on [2] to compile apple-gcc42 using macports. I've
>>> followed each single step, except for the instruction changing the
>>> cflags, as when I did that, I cannot install apple-gcc42 because I
>>> received an error saying that it is missing the previous flag. So, I
>>> continue without change it. The last I could done was:
>>>  $ sudo port install apple-gcc42
>>>   which ends with this error:
>> It seems that the problem was my fink instalation. I removed it from
>> the PATH, and now, apple-gcc42 compiled without problems.
>> I will try with kile now :)
> Glad you figured it out. There's another person on this list
> interested in kile so please do let us know how/if it works for you.

Thanks. Sadly, it doesn't work. I compiled without problems
apple-gcc42, and did all the ditto commands as the "Manifesto" says,
also, just in case, I change by hand the gcc symbolic link to point to
Then, I installed the KDE dmg packages, and when I try to compile
kile, I get exactly the same error as before.
Now, I am trying to compile the macport package kdeutils4, which is a
newer version (4.2 instead the dmg 4.1.2) following the advise of
I will let you know if I have success.

> Who knows if you figure out how to get it to work maybe he'll be
> sufficiently inspired to create an installer. :-)

That could be great :)

Alejandro Díaz-Caro
PhD Student
Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble

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