Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alt

From: Francois Bissey <francois.bissey@×××××××××××××.nz>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] Questions on making ebuilds on OS X
Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2011 17:38:34
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] Questions on making ebuilds on OS X by Fabian Groffen
> On 21-01-2011 22:01:17 +1300, François Bissey wrote: > > I have been toying with a Gentoo prefix on OS X (10.5) for the > > last month. > > > > I spent most of my time getting things in shape to have sage from > > the sage-on-gentoo overlay build on OS X. > > > > I have something that runs now and I'd like to clean up my work > > and put some of it in good shape for submission. > > > > I was working on x86-macos with 10.5 and a friend of mine was > > testing on x64-macos with 10.6 (he also have a ppc-macos, presumably > > 10.4 on which he plans to test the stuff). > > > > 1) I have one ebuild in which I need to set > > MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET > > How do I identify the various flavours of OS X, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, to set > > it right? > > I'd like to trace down why your package needs this to be set. The > Prefix profiles for OSX already set MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET explicitly > to the right version. Check make.defaults and profile.bashrc. >
I didn't know this at the time I wrote my message. It is indeed set just fine by the system.
> > 2) framework: I noticed that we build the python framework. Do we > > preferably build framework? Or the reverse? I have worked on dev-lang/R > > and I didn't build it as a framework and ended up with a bunch of .so > > which should have been ".bundle" I believe. > > We build the framework *next* to the normal UNIX way, just because of > graphical application support for Python. Due to how OSX works, a > graphical application that uses CoreGraphics (or something) needs to > call those methods from a Bundle environment, which a Framework is. > It is preferred not to build in frameworks in Gentoo Prefix from my > point of view where possible. Note that Python is built in both ways, > such that you only need to worry about the Framework when you do a > graphical app (which in general only looks for the Framework, so that > works out nicely). > > The .so vs .bundle is an a problem sometimes solved using elibtoolize, > but in R's case probably by patching the buildsystem. >
Ok, I tried to build the framework for R but the install routine to install the framework is just awful. Francois This email may be confidential and subject to legal privilege, it may not reflect the views of the University of Canterbury, and it is not guaranteed to be virus free. If you are not an intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately and erase all copies of the message and any attachments. Please refer to for more information.