[darwinbuild] Greetings and a possible enhancement

Daniel Jalkut jalkut at red-sweater.com
Tue Jan 24 16:14:36 PST 2006

Glad to know that the feedback is helpful. And thanks for all the  
hard work you've put into this project.


On Jan 24, 2006, at 6:06 PM, Kevin Van Vechten wrote:

> On Jan 23, 2006, at 7:31 AM, Daniel Jalkut wrote:
>> When I tried to use darwinbuild to build CFNetwork, I was  
>> impressed to see it following a dependency tree to install the  
>> required frameworks, tools, and headers. However, it was not quite  
>> accurate. It seems likely that if I were to build a few other  
>> projects first, I would "end up" with most of the stuff that was  
>> missing, but I assume ultimately you'd like to have accurate  
>> dependencies for everything.
> Right.
>> Is it appropriate for me to submit my observations here? Or does  
>> your dependency info come straight from Apple?
> Yes, this is the appropriate list.  We maintain the dependency info  
> as part of DarwinBuild.
>> For what it's worth, the missing stuff for building CFNetwork in a  
>> fresh darwinbuild 8G32 root:
>> 1. The /usr/bin/cc link doesn't exist.  It looks like "gcc_select"  
>> is what ultimately installs it.
>> 2. mach-o/dyld.h doesn't exist. It looks like a header dependency  
>> on "libdyld" instead of "dyld" would fix this?
>> 3. JavaScriptGlue framework needs to be installed for CFNetwork to  
>> build.
>> Let me know if there's a more appropriate channel for  
>> communicating this information, or if such precision is a design  
>> goal or not.
> These recommendations look good.  Thanks for the feedback!
> - Kevin

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