Universal ports: mozilla's unify script

Blair Zajac blair at orcaware.com
Tue Mar 6 12:13:19 PST 2007

I haven't found a URL to do the checkout, but this works:

$ cvs -d:pserver:anonymous at cvs-mirror.mozilla.org:/cvsroot co 

Then look for unify.


Elias Pipping wrote:
> Could you hook me up with a link please?
> Regards,
> Elias Pipping
> On Mar 6, 2007, at 7:56 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> If we're serious about universal binaries, the mozilla project's unify 
>> script is useful. Install once for ppc to a given path, install a 
>> second time for i386 to a different path, then call unify, telling it 
>> where your ppc and i386 builds are, and it combines them into a new 
>> third tree, using lipo on any files as needed.
>> If you can build without using lipo, great, but if you need lipo, then 
>> unify is a time saver, not having to engineer all that logic again of 
>> figuring out what needs to be lipo'd.
>> Now it's just a question of licensing, and I'm no expert in that. Is 
>> it possible to take the unify script from mozilla and incorporate it 
>> nicely into MacPorts? Are our respective licenses compatible for that 
>> kind of inclusion?

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