Atlas of Lie Groups and Representations

These pages are under construction, May 2012

To compile atlas on the Mac you must install a C compiler. The standard one is the one contained in the XCode package.

Note: Even though the XCode C Compiler is called gcc, it is really (starting with XCode 4) a symlink to llvm-gcc, which has some some bugs. See XCode 4 ships a buggy compiler.

In any event llvm-gcc is not well suited to compiling the atlas software; it appears to be impossible to compile with optimization enabled. For this reason we recommend the true gcc compiler provided by MacPorts.

Due to a chicken and egg problem, you must first install the XCode Compiler, in order to install Macports, and then gcc.

Back to compiling on the Mac.

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