ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Dec 6 23:39:42 PST 2006
On Dec 7, 2006, at 00:40, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> As it turns out, the bits of half-remembered gas were right. It was a
> problem with the .balign and .rept statements not being present in the
> version of gas used by Apple.
> The fix is fairly simple, although a bit tedious.
> * All instances of ".balign 16" need to be replaced
> with ".align 4".
> * All instances of ".rept 8"/".endr" need to be unrolled
> into linear statements, since Apple gas doesn't
> understand .rept. E.g.:
> .rept 2
> ... gets unrolled into
> Hopefully this problem will get fixed by the liboil guys at
> If not, then I hope this is useful to the next poor schmuck who
> gets to
> wrestle with the problem. Enjoy!
Could the reinplace command be used in the portfile to automate these
Also, shouldn't we update to liboil 0.3.10? Unless someone knows a
reason we should not.
If someone with an Intel Mac can provide the necessary patches to the
portfile that would be most helpful.
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