Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of Building/MacOSX


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Timestamp:
Dec 26, 2008 5:58:58 AM (5 years ago)
Author:
ozy
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Updated information on prerequisites

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    55== Get the latest development tools == 
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    7 Certain versions of Apple's Xcode tools are known to cause problems when building ghc 6.6. 
    8 You should download the latest Xcode from the [http://developer.apple.com/tools/xcode Apple Developer Connection] website. 
    9 Downloading requires that you sign up for a free membership in the Apple Developer Connection. 
     7Certain versions of Apple's Xcode tools are known to cause problems when building some versions of GHC. You should download the latest Xcode (currently 3.1) from the [http://developer.apple.com/tools/xcode Apple Developer Connection] website. Downloading requires that you sign up for a free membership in the Apple Developer Connection. 
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    11 Once upon a time Apple distributed updates to Xcode by using their Software Update service but not anymore. 
    12 You must download the development tools manually. 
     9Once upon a time Apple distributed updates to Xcode by using their Software Update service but not anymore. You must download the development tools manually. 
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    14 Successful builds have been reported using Xcode 3.0, 2.4 and 2.4.1 on Intel and PowerPC Macs. Xcode 2.2.1 is known ''not'' to 
    15 work out of the box on Intel Macs. 
     11Successful builds of older GHC sources have been reported using Xcode 3.0, 2.4 and 2.4.1 on Intel and PowerPC Macs. Xcode 2.2.1 is known ''not'' to work out of the box on Intel Macs. Versions prior to 3.1 may build GHC successfully, but choke on certain libraries. 
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    1713== Building installer packages ==