[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] allow HOST* variables to be set from config.

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Mon Jul 20 01:33:56 EDT 2015

On 2015-07-20 07:27, Lawrence D'Anna wrote:
> I’m using homebrew.    One of the libraries that seems to be needed is a
> modern version of openssl.     
> The openssl included on mac os is kind of old and isn’t compatible
> Homebrew installs most things to /usr/local, but Xcode doesn’t look
> there.   It installs openssl to /usr/local/opt
> to avoid overlapping with the system’s openssl. 
Where is a newer version of openssl needed?

> I’ve also found some of the tools include  some headers from linux or
> glibc that you wouldn’t find on mac os,
> like linux/types.h and elf.h.    I’ve extracted a sufficient set of
> these headers and I install them /usr/local
> ( https://github.com/smoofra/fake-glibc  )
If something relies on having linux/types.h on the host, then this is a
bug that should be reported and fixed.

> I’m surprised to hear you can build on mac os without any of these kinds
> of problems.
It's not entirely without problems, sometimes some packages don't build.
I try to fix all the build breakage I encounter though.

>  Could you tell me
> what version of OS X and Xcode you’re on?   It I’m on mac os 10.11 /
> Xcode 7 so these issues might be new, 
> but then again I can’t imagine what version of mac os would have had
> linux/types.h.
I haven't upgraded yet, I think I'll wait for the final release.

- Felix
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