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Subject: Re: Compiling on a MAC
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-06-09

Do we have any techies with macs in this group or is that a stupid question?

If someone can write a MAC dev kit as simple to use as my PC one, I will
happily host it.
But although Next-Step is a fantastic operating system, it no longer runs
on a PC :(


>Alternatively the user could install some kind of PPC Linux.
>Christi Alice Scarborough wrote:
>>BlueChip wrote:
>>>hmmm, sadly that makes it very hard ...afaik there is no way to compile
>>>Rockbox on a MAC.
>>>Perhaps someone can tell me I am wrong.
>>>...for example, can you run "Cygwin" on a mac? ...If so, that might be
>>>the first step in being successful.
>>MacOS X is BSD UNIX beneath the hood. It shouldn't be too much effort to
>>port the Linux development environment. Of course you'd need someone
>>with the skills and resources to do it.


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