Building on Leopard for Tiger (OS X)

Landon Fuller landonf at
Fri Jan 2 13:54:16 PST 2009

On Jan 2, 2009, at 12:05 PM, Michael Franz wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been trying to build the BSD port so that I can run it on  
> Tiger, I have been this technote 
> , but am not sure I all I have to do is pass in the correct  
> parameter to the build.  I have been passing in  
> MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.4 and there is logic in the source that  
> use MAC_OS_X_VERSION_MAX_ALLOWED.  The problem that I am having is  
> that the context_pc does not seem to be included correctly when I  
> try to build for Tiger.

This may be another error on my part, during my merging of the  
previously distinct amd64/i386 sources.

> It seems that the internal structure of context changed between  
> Tiger and Leopard.  Part of this that confuses me is, if I was able  
> to get this to build, would it actually work on both Tiger and  
> Leopard?  Or would I have to have two different binaries?  If it  
> would work, why not just build for Tiger by default?

A 32-bit build will work on Leopard and Tiger -- this is how I'm  
distributing Soylatte.

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