I promise I read the Read This First post and also searched for relevant threads, but I didn't have any luck. I'm taking my first C++ class, and the instructor hasn't been much help when it comes to fundamental things like what compiler we should use, where to get it, how to use it, etc., so I'm on my own. I tried downloading the xcode package, but I kept being redirected to Apple where I was told I needed to log in and be a Registered Apple Developer. Now I'm trying to download GCC. I've gone to the GNU mirror sites that provide a list of links, and I'm assuming one of them is the one I need to download, but I don't know which one it is! The links have names like:
This is so embarrassing.
I would love it if someone could point me in the right direction. Thanks in advance, and I apologize for such a silly request.
Oh, and I'm using my ancient MacBook.
Edit: Mac OS X v.10.6.4 (thanks, Spartan)