I am trying to install (with pip install) on a mac BigSur a python package that needs
The package was last updated in 2020.
I initially did
brew install gcc
and that brought in gfortran, but my pip install failed with some fortran errors.
My theory is that I need to revert to an older (circa 2020) version of
brew install gcc@8
but when I run
it doesnt find
I am a beginner with brew. Not sure what am I missing in these install games.
You are halfway there. Run these now
ln -s /usr/local/bin/gfortran-8 /usr/local/bin/gfortran ln -s /usr/local/bin/gcc-8 /usr/local/bin/gcc
The full process is explained here Updating and installing GNU/gfortran compiler on MacOS