[darwinbuild-dev] Can I use Case Sensitive HFS+?

Aladin aladin at puredarwin.org
Sun Jan 11 00:32:42 PST 2009

NFS appears to work too.

"[...] The problem with running Xcode inside of a chroot on HFS is an
Xcode bug and has been reported to Apple . [...]" -

"[...] Since DarwinBuild currently inherits a bug from Xcode that
makes it impossible to use it on a HFS+ volume, we are going to use a
workaround that involves setting up NFS locally. [...]" -

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Gerben Wierda <gerben.wierda at rna.nl> wrote:
> I have an case sensitive HFS+ mounted on /usr/local for all my unixy-stuff.
> This generally works fine. I have installed darwinbuild on that partition
> (so it is on case sensitive HFS+). But my first attempt at a build ends with
>        The Mac OS X platform is missing - cannot set a default platform
> Which is the error (if I understand things correctly) message that appears
> when you are on HFS+. By mine is case sensitive so I assumed it would be OK
> as for most intents and purposes case sensitive HFS+ is OK for all my unixy
> stuff.
> So, is a UFS dmg really my only option (as I do not want the /usr/local to
> be UFS)? Or should it work and is something else amiss?
> Thanks,
> Gerben Wierda
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