Gentoo Archives: gentoo-osx

From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-osx@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-osx] OSX version
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2005 14:05:04
Message-Id: 43185BF4.8090707@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-osx] OSX version by Nick Dimiduk
Nick Dimiduk wrote:
> Funny. I circumvented econf because it wouldn't build on Panther. > ./configure worked just fine.
yeah, but using ./configure you don't set all the paths and environmental stuff portage does. Especially the --prefix option is vital amongst others.
> I don't have a Panther machine to test this on, though I will give it > some time this afternoon.
I did a preliminary test on Panther to see if the configure would work, and that worked fine.
> I would like to point out that we have the potential for all the same > kinds of issues as a merged x86/amd46 team would have, regarding binary > incompatibility and keywording. Not the the extent of that team, but > difficulties none the less.
I agree, but this problem should to a certain extend be solved by using portage provided versions of programs yet supplied by the OS. I personally think that for now we can get away with primarily looking at OSX Tiger. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo for Mac OS X -- gentoo-osx@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-osx] OSX version Finn Thain <fthain@××××××××××××××××.au>