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61  At this time,  the best (although not simplest) option seems to be to use either of the compilers  At this time,  the best (although not simplest) option seems to be to use either of the compilers
62  provided by Apple to build a more up to date version of gcc ($4.7$ at time of writing).  provided by Apple to build a more up to date version of gcc ($4.7$ at time of writing).
63  This actually turns out to be pretty simple but see Section~\ref{sec:gccbuilding} for comments.  If you already use a package management system such as MacPorts you may be able to get updated compilers using them.
64  %Want to make sure that they specify amd64 if machine has more than 4GB of memory.  If you do not already use a package manager then it may be simpler just to build it yourself from source.
65  %This could go in an appendix??  This actually turns out to be pretty easy, see Section~\ref{sec:gccbuilding} for instructions.

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