Thanks for the tip - I will try to rebuild using gcc later and see
what difference it makes. For now I am happy that after installing
gnuradio, I could install the rtl-sdr and gr-osmosdr packages, and
since I already had Qt 4.8 installed I could also build gqrx without
Sounds like you have had general success on Mac OS X.
I have been trying the following:
sudo port install gnuradio +full configure.compiler=llvm-gcc-4.2 sudo port select --set python python27 volk_profile sudo port install rtl-sdr rtl_test -t
All with success, the only hardware I have right now is the DTV tuner.
Success except the following…
What I am having trouble with is getting gr-osmosdr installed. I did
not see it in macports so I tried from the rtl-sdr site:
git clone git://git.osmocom.org/gr-osmosdr
sudo make install
The last command ‘ldconfig’ is not supported on the Mac.
When I do this it ends up in /usr/local instead of /opt/local for
macports. I changed one of the make files and got it to copy over to
My problem is the new sources do not show up in gnuradio-companion.
Maybe I did something out of order. Maybe missing something.
How did you successfully install rtl-sdr and gr-osmosdr in the Mac and
working with gnu radio-companion?
PS: Thanks to michaelld for becoming active in maintaining current
versions in macports again!