[darwinbuild] darwinbuild on MacIntel

Kevin Van Vechten kevin at opendarwin.org
Wed Feb 15 15:53:53 PST 2006

SDK's by definition don't have any private interfaces necessary to  
compile OS components, and that's just the first obstacle.  Feel free  
to try to make this work, and I'd be happy if you could do it, but  
it's not going to happen.

- Kevin

On Feb 15, 2006, at 3:46 PM, Graham J Lee wrote:

> On 15/2/06 23:40, Kevin Van Vechten wrote:
>> Unfortunately that doesn't work due to ABI differences between the  
>> i386 code you can generate using the 10.4.4.ppc source (build  
>> 8G32) and the binaries that are actually found on a 10.4.4x86  
>> system (build 8G1165).
> Oh I agree, but much (if not all) of *that* can be fixed by  
> choosing to pay attention to the structures defined in the 10.4uSDK  
> headers instead of those defined in the 10.4.4ppc source headers.   
> That's not to say there isn't a lot of work involved, but just to  
> say that AFAICT it's not a complete washout.  Worst case is that  
> OpenDarwin 8.x/x86 works on Intel Macs but can't drop into OS X/ 
> x86.  Best case is that it can, as long as you steer clear of  
> redefining maybe a couple of driver projects.
> Cheers,
> Graham.
> -- 
> Graham Lee
> UNIX Systems Manager,
> Oxford Physics Practical Course
> http://users.ox.ac.uk/~wadh1342

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