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I'd like to install gcc and make on my Macbook Air, but I don't have root access on it. I found this link through searching on google, but I have no idea how to set up the prefix's so that the actual gcc executable can find the libraries. I have a directory set up with node.js and git installed at ~/usr/local and I'd like to install GCC there also. I have no idea where to start with make. Can anyone help? :D

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this is basically impossible. you may be able to find a prebuilt binary from the Homebrew project (search for "GCC Homebrew bottle"), but I highly doubt it. –  strugee Jan 20 at 21:05

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