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MacOS Mojave install failure '-std=libc++' #55

sriki77 opened this Issue Oct 2, 2018 · 2 comments


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sriki77 commented Oct 2, 2018

gcc -Wno-unused-result -Wsign-compare -Wunreachable-code -DNDEBUG -g -fwrapv -O3 -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -I/anaconda3/include -arch x86_64 -I/anaconda3/include -arch x86_64 -D_LINUX -I/usr/local/Cellar/hunspell/1.6.2/include/hunspell -I/anaconda3/include/python3.6m -c hunspell.cpp -o build/temp.macosx-10.7-x86_64-3.6/hunspell.o -Wal
warning: include path for stdlibc++ headers not found; pass '-std=libc++' on the command line to use the libc++
      standard library instead [-Wstdlibcxx-not-found]
In file included from hunspell.cpp:20:
In file included from /usr/local/Cellar/hunspell/1.6.2/include/hunspell/hunspell.hxx:74:
/usr/local/Cellar/hunspell/1.6.2/include/hunspell/w_char.hxx:41:10: fatal error: 'string' file not found
#include <string>
1 warning and 1 error generated.
error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1

Installation is failing due the the above error. Please provide suggestions.


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blatinier commented Oct 8, 2018

That seems more like missing the basics about compiling stuff on your mac.

include path for stdlibc++

You should install the needed stuff to compile c++. I don't know the MacOS universe but from what I have read out there, you can install XCode which will install the needed pacakges. Or you can try and type "g++" in a term, which might trigger an installation process.


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sriki77 commented Oct 8, 2018

I fixed the issue, the issue is with latest OSX Mojave. I had to install g++8.2 separately. Running the installer by changing the C++ compiler should work; meaning with option:

Please close the issue. Thank you for responding.

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