Re: [eclipse-clp-users] Installing ECLiPSe on MacOS X

From: Sergii Dymchenko <kit1980_at_...6...>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 18:44:21 -0700
Kish,

Thanks for the info on compiling.
I will not use ECLiPSe on MacOS myself, but I want to provide some info on
installing ECLiPSe for participants of my "Introduction to constraint logic
programming" workshop at LambdaConf. I expect a lot of them will use MacOS.

-Sergii.


On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 6:02 PM, Kish Shen <kisshen@...5...> wrote:

> The latest binaries for Mac OS X is 6.1#194, which I think you downloaded
> last October. I am not aware of any major changes to
> 6.1 since then, and have thus not updated the release at Source Forge.
>
> As for how hard it is to build ECLiPSe on Mac OS X, I think this depends
> on the version of Mac OS X you have (or more precisely, the version of
> Apple's developer tools -- Xcode). ECLiPSe is designed to be built using
> GNU's tool chain (gcc, make and friends) from a (bash) shell. Xcode used to
> provide this tool chain, but more recent versions of Xcode no longer do so
> by default.
>
> More recent versions of Xcode does not support building code from a shell
> by default, but apparently you can select 'command line tools' when you
> install Xcode to allow this. In addition, Apple replaced gcc (GNU's C/C++
> compiler) with their own C/C++ compiler, and ECLiPSe requires gcc as it
> uses a gcc-specific feature for an important optimisation. I don't know if
> installing command line tools also install gcc. If not, you will also need
> to install gcc.
>
> With the GNU tool chain in place, it should be relatively easy to compile
> ECLiPSe. The file <eclipsedir>/INSTALL in the source gives a summary of how
> to build ECLiPSe, and more detailed information is availbale in
> <eclipsedir>/document/internal/SetupGuide.doc.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Kish
>
>
>
>
> On 19/05/2015 22:39, Sergii Dymchenko wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is the version 6.1_164 the most fresh version that has binaries for MacOS
>> available for download?
>>
>> How hard is to compile on MacOS from source?
>>
>> -Sergii.
>>
>>
>>
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