MacOS build issue

Chris Sherlock chris.sherlock79 at
Fri Nov 15 17:50:22 UTC 2019

On 15 Nov 2019, at 10:59 pm, Luboš Luňák <l.lunak at> wrote:
> On Thursday 14 of November 2019, Michael Stahl wrote:
>> quite frankly i wonder if we should just remove support for building
>> with make < 4.0 on master; better to have a clear error message than
>> funny inconsistent build configurations leading to mysterious errors...
> We require C++17 for building master. GNU make 4.0 is from 2013. I think the 
> math here is rather clear, systems that can't provide make version new enough 
> are very unlikely to build master anyway.

I would normally agree, but that make is the one that Xcode comes with for some reason. When I installed the brew make, I was able to build without any issues. 


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