gcc error in Mac OS X

Tommy Grav tgrav at mac.com
Thu Jun 5 00:58:34 CEST 2008

What happens when you run

which gcc


On Jun 4, 2008, at 6:50 PM, Zhaojie Boulder wrote:

> Hello,
> I am new to Mac and used python in linux before. What I am trying to  
> do is to install "Ipython" and "PyCogent" in Mac OS X.
> For PyCogent, after entering the package path, I typed "python  
> setup.py install". The results are as follows:
> Didn't find Pyrex - will compile from .c files
> running install
> running build
> running build_py
> running build_ext
> building 'cogent.align._compare' extension
> gcc -fno-strict-aliasing -Wno-long-double -no-cpp-precomp -mno-fused- 
> madd -fno-common -dynamic -DNDEBUG -g -Os -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes - 
> DMACOSX -I/usr/include/ffi -DENABLE_DTRACE -arch i386 -arch ppc - 
> pipe -I/Users/zhaojie/Downloads/PyCogent-1.0.1/include -I/System/ 
> Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/include/python2.5 - 
> c cogent/align/_compare.c -o build/temp.macosx-10.5-i386-2.5/cogent/ 
> align/_compare.o -w
> unable to execute gcc: No such file or directory
> error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1
> After google, I installed Xcode,but it did not help. Also, the Xcode  
> folder is not within "applications" folder, but a separate one  
> parallel with "applications". Dragging Xcode folder into the  
> applications folder did not make a difference, either.
> Hope someone familiar with Mac can help me out.
> Thank you,
> Jie
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