Atlas Build Failure - WORKAROUND

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Jun 17 06:01:46 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 10:51:55PM -0700, Thomas D. Dean wrote:
> I attempted to install scilab on a FreeBSD -stable system with an
> up-to-date ports tree.  It failed in Atlas.
> I installed gcc33 and used that to build/install scilab and it worked.
> Using make USE_GCC=3.3 does not pick up g77-33.  It still tries to use
> /usr/bin/f77.  Temporarily linking g77-33 to /usr/bin/f77 corrected
> the problem and scilab installation finished.  I restored the original
> f77 after build/install completed.

FYI, you're not supposed to set USE_GCC (it's port-internal, and has
other side-effects you probably didn't want), you use the CC, CXX and
F77 variables to point to your desired compilers.  Sounds like perhaps
the atlas build doesn't respect the latter.

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