[mythtv] Linux to MacOSX cross compilation

Lawrence Rust lvr at softsystem.co.uk
Tue Mar 1 08:27:24 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 10:26 +1100, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> On 1 March 2011 07:18, Lawrence Rust <lvr at softsystem.co.uk> wrote:
> > OK, just confirmed that the 10.6 SDK requires a later gcc and probably
> > cctools too; the Apple supplied libs in 10.6 are incompatible with the
> > earlier ld.  However, I can build with 10.5 and the current gcc 4.0.1
> This is really cool.
> Does the 10.5 compiled tool works on a 10.6 machine ?

I see no reason why not - there's nothing Linux specific about the cross
tools or compiler.  It would be perfectly feasible to build cctools and
the C cross compiler on a 10.6 machine using the mkodcctools script to
target 10.3, 10.4 or 10.5.

>From what I understand these tools are mainly used to cross compile (on
a Mac) to iPad and iPhone.

-- Lawrence

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