[MacRuby-devel] problems building MacRuby

Josh Ballanco joshua.ballanco at apple.com
Mon Jan 25 23:43:10 PST 2010


When you were downloading, building, and installing LLVM, did you follow the instructions exactly as outlined in the README? LLVM has a plethora of configuration options, and MacRuby currently works with a very specific svn revision of the project.



On Jan 25, 2010, at 11:39 PM, Rich Morin wrote:

> I decided to grab the latest copy of MacRuby and build it (on an
> 8-core Mac Pro, running OSX 10.5.8).  I downloaded, built and (I
> think) installed LLVM, but MacRuby's rake says it can't find it:
>  % rake
>  (in .../MacRuby/MacRuby)  The llvm-config executable was not
>  located as /usr/local/bin/llvm-config.  Please make sure LLVM
>  is correctly installed on your machine and pass the llvm_config
>  option to rake if necessary.
> I tried looking for it with find(1), but had no luck there.  I
> also dug through LLVM's logs, makefiles, and readmes, trying to
> determine where it might have put the files. After several minutes
> of this, I gave up.
> I realize that there may be something wonky with my configuration,
> but I still think that it should be possible to build and install
> MacRuby without going on a snipe hunt.  Suggestions, anyone?
> -r
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