On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 4:10 AM, Vera Franziska Loeser <
> Hi John,
> I tried it with clang and it failed while configuring so I didn't define
> another compiler and used the compiler that comes with 10.8.
> What do you mean with hand-built?
You download the GCC source, say from
and follow the instructions for building it by hand. The compilers that
come with OSX are sufficient to build this newer compiler.
Does maybe work a compiler from Macports?
Yes I believe several of the libmesh developers use compilers from
Macports, but I can't speak from personal experience since I don't use