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Trouble installing nauty on Mac OS X 10.10

asked 2014-11-05 18:45:17 -0600

mac_gallagher gravatar image

updated 2015-10-22 14:35:32 -0600

FrédéricC gravatar image

Hi all,

I am trying to install nauty on the new Mac operating system. When I run "sage -i nauty 25" in terminal, I get the following error message:

checking build system type... i686-apple-darwin14.0.0
checking host system type... i686-apple-darwin14.0.0
checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler works... no
configure: error: in `/Applications/sage/local/var/tmp/sage/build/nauty-25/src':
configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details.
Error configuring nauty.

I have Xcode downloaded and have installed the newest update of the Command Line Tools for OS X 10.10. Any suggestions?


Edit: My config.log can be found here

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1. After updating XCode or the command line tools, you sometimes need to start the XCode application and quit it before you can use the command line tools. 2. You have Sage installed in /Applications, are you running the command `sage -i nauty 25` as the same user who installed Sage there? Do you have write permission there?

slelievre gravatar imageslelievre ( 2014-11-06 08:40:38 -0600 )edit

I started XCode and quit it with no luck. I am the only user on the machine so there should not be any write permission problems.

mac_gallagher gravatar imagemac_gallagher ( 2014-11-06 11:48:45 -0600 )edit

I was thinking it might have to do with this:
Somewhere inside /Applications/sage/local/var/tmp/sage/build/nauty-25/ there should be a file called config.log, can you make it accessible somewhere and provide a link?

slelievre gravatar imageslelievre ( 2014-11-08 07:15:04 -0600 )edit

I've added an edit to link my config.log!

mac_gallagher gravatar imagemac_gallagher ( 2014-11-08 12:44:37 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-11-09 06:01:53 -0600

Volker Braun gravatar image

You need Sage-6.4 (-rc) to compile Sage or third party packages on OSX 10.10 Yosemite

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Ahhh ok. For those with the same problem the download link can be found here: Hope the actual release will come out soon! Thanks!

mac_gallagher gravatar imagemac_gallagher ( 2014-11-09 18:59:55 -0600 )edit

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