how to cross compile?

Chris Murphy bugzilla at
Fri Apr 1 02:04:17 PDT 2011

On Apr 1, 2011, at 2:59 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> Why don't you install Xcode and MacPorts on the machine you actually want to use this software on, and compile it there? That would be much simpler and more likely to succeed. MacPorts might be able to cross-compile, but that's not its primary purpose and that's not well-tested.

I don't have regular access to the target machine. And I really don't want to download and install 4+GB of XCode to compile this dinky program, and then blow away XCode and Macports. It's pretty much not worth it. It's beyond irritating that there isn't already a binary for this somewhere. Bad enough Apple doesn't just include it.

Chris Murphy

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