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Subject: Re: Gigabeat S unstable

Re: Gigabeat S unstable

From: Dave Chapman <dave_at_dchapman.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 23:11:34 +0000

Rafaël Carré wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Oct 2009 23:46:50 +0100
> Alex Parker <parker.alex.e_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I'd like to have the beast as unstable - it has a released bootloader
>> and released beastpatcher versions for linux (32 and 64 bit) and
>> windows, and the manual contains manual install instructions. Only
>> mac is missing, owing to a lack of developers on that platform.
>
> What is missing for building beastpatcher for mac? does it have special
> dependancies? I could build a binary but can't test myself.

It depends on libmtp, which in turn depends on libusb.

As far as I know, both of these libs should in theory work on OS X, but
no-one has succeeded in compiling beastpatcher with them.

If you (or anyone else reading this) could get it to compile, I'm sure
we can find testers.

Dave.
Received on 2009-10-30


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