Issues Compiling HDf5 1.8.3 on MacOS X Snow Leopard
I’m trying to evaluate pytables as a replacement for very large Python dictionaries, but having some issues getting HDF5 installed on my Mac (OS X Snow Leopard).
I’ve been getting this error:
configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
I haven’t been able to figure out what’s wrong yet - anyone have any ideas? I’ve got XCode Tools installed, I’ve compiled Apache, PHP and Memcached without issue (prior to Snow Leopard Update).
Edit: I just found a post in the Apple discussion boards about this being a Snow Leopard specific issue. The suggestion is to install XCode off the Snow Leopard disc. I’ve reinstalled XCode, and now it successfully runs the configure command.If you found this post helpful, please consider sharing to your network. I'm also available to help you be successful with your distributed systems! Please reach out if you're interested in working with me, and I'll be happy to schedule a free one-hour consultation.