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Re: Build fails on OSX using wx 2.7.0

From: "Florian G(dot) Pflug" <fgp(at)phlo(dot)org>
To: "Florian G(dot) Pflug" <fgp(at)phlo(dot)org>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, Chris Campbell <chris(at)bignerdranch(dot)com>, pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Build fails on OSX using wx 2.7.0
Date: 2006-09-01 01:49:57
Message-ID: 44F791C5.60801@phlo.org (view raw or flat)
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Florian G. Pflug wrote:
> Dave Page wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 31/8/06 16:17, "Chris Campbell" <chris(at)bignerdranch(dot)com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Aug 31, 2006, at 11:00, Dave Page wrote:
>>>
>>>> Yeah. They can include ppc64 as well. GCC will create them just
>>>> fine, or
>>>> you can build them individually and combine the resulting executables
>>>> and libs using the lipo tool.
>>> That's how I build my Universal PostgreSQL binaries (and any other
>>> configure-based project). I "./configure && make && make install" on
>>> both a PowerPC Mac and an Intel Mac (because configure looks at the
>>> host system to make decisions), then lipo the results together
>>> (that's how Xcode does it, BTW). It's worked beautifully thus far,
>>> but it does require two machines.
>>
>> Yeah, that's the downside - and until I find another generous sponsor for
>> the project we're stuck!!
> 
> I just played around a bit on my laptop running 10.4, and was able to
> compile a universal version of libpq, pg_dum and pg_config.
> What I did was:
> 
> 1) export CFLAGS="-arch i386 -arch ppc -isysroot 
> /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.4u.sdk/"
> 2) export LDFLAGS="-arch i386 -arch ppc -isysroot 
> /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.4u.sdk/"
> 3) ./configure
> 4) cd src/interfaces/libpq; make
> 5) cd src/backend;  make ../../src/include/parser/parse.h
> 6) src/bin/pg_config; make
> 7) src/bin/pg_dump; make
> 
> The only problem I can see is that ld isn't able to generate universal 
> binaries - it
> can read them, but always strips all but one arch when generating output...
> The apple gcc, however supports multiple archs just fine, and even knows 
> that it
> has to call ld repeatedly, and then merge the resuting files...
> So, to build a complete postgres distribution, I believe one would have 
> to somehow tell
> configure to use gcc instead ld (if it doesn't already do that).
> 
> But for building pgadmin3, the parts I built above are sufficient - in 
> fact, those
> are exactly the parts of postgres that my buildaemon-postgres-update 
> script builds ;-)
> (Don't ask me why step (5) is necessary... It was quite a long time ago 
> that I wrote
> this script... ;-) ).

Clicked send a bit too fast - what I forgot to mention was that I'm use XCode
2.4 on my laptop

greetings, Florian Pflug

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