After updating the macOS to Catalina, I tried to use Lilypond by MacPorts:
Download Xcode and its command-line tools;
Build MacPorts for sources;
Run sudo port install lilypond-devel in the Terminal.
However, it failed when building Perl dependencies (instead of GCC 8
I would like to know if we will have further instructions on this topic. If
possible, I suggest we can summarize it as some documentation.
Re: Compiling instructions for macOS 10.15 Catalina
Have you made sure to try the following, listed in that thread?
> I did have to make one change to the Portfile
> for lilypond-devel. I added macports-gcc-9 at the top of the
> compiler.fallback-append list, because MacPorts was mistakenly trying and
> failing to build gcc8 as a dependency.
The user who did this found success. You may wish to try it.
We are currently trying to resolve the issues before we decide what the final documentation should be.