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Building Tools

Ralf Corsepius wrote:

> Well, theoretically, OSX should work fine, however I know about one
> major issue with OSX that breaks autoconf-generated configure-scripts at
> various places.
> It's them shipping a broken version of zsh-3.* as system /bin/sh.
> Replacing this zsh with a zsh-4.* is reported to remedy this issue.

The latest releases of OS X use bash as /bin/sh so this problem no 
longer exists.  I have no problems building any of the GNU toolchain or 
RTEMS on OS X.  For some examples on how to do this, see the 
'Infrastructure - Tools and Operating System' section of a tutorial I 
wrote on using EPICS with RTEMS.  The document is at: 

Eric Norum                                 norume at aps.anl.gov
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Argonne National Laboratory