odcctools - possible on 10.3.9?

Yves de Champlain yves at macports.org
Wed Jun 27 18:43:50 PDT 2007

Le 07-06-27 à 18:17, William Gallafent a écrit :

> On Wednesday 27 June 2007 23:02:37 Yves de Champlain wrote:
>> As far as I know, it does not work on 10.3.9.
> I guess it should flag this in the port file then, as per Ryan's
> suggestion in the next mail in this thread (!)
>> We could
>> always bring back to life the old version that used to.  But,
>> I am tempted to ask why you want odcctools as its main
>> purpose is darwin development ?
> Well, I'm attempting to build the gcc42 port on 10.3.9, and that
> build fails because of an unrecognised argument to libtool (see
> other thread) - so I thought I'd attempt to build odcctools
> port, in the expectation that it contains a later version of
> libtool, which would allow the gcc42 port to build!
> (In fact, all these efforts stem from the fact that I've not yet
> succeeded in building a gcc 4.2.0 cross-compiler with
> host=i386-apple-darwin8, target=powerpc-apple-darwin7 ..... if
> I could manage that then I would do all my building on the
> 10.4.10 intel machine!)
> So, if there's a way to tweak gcc42's build so that it is able
> to operate with XCode 1.5's cctools, then that would be a good
> solution to get gcc42 up and running native on the 10.3.9
> machine for now. I certainly wouldn't advocate resurrecting
> older versions of odcctools just for this use case!

That's a reason enough for me.  I'll try to look into this tomorrow.


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