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authorTitus von Boxberg <>2010-05-30 10:11:39 (GMT)
committerTitus von Boxberg <>2010-05-30 10:11:39 (GMT)
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docs/README.macos.txt: Provide hints section
Hints for building tool chains.
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@@ -37,3 +37,14 @@ toolchain on MacOS as host.
[...other configure parameters as you like...]
5) proceed as described in standard documentation
+- Apparently, GNU make's builtin variable .LIBPATTERNS is misconfigured
+ under MacOS: It does not include lib%.dylib.
+ This affects build of (at least) gdb-7.1
+ Put 'lib%.a lib%.dylib' as .LIBPATTERNS into your environment
+ before executing ct-ng build.
+ See
+ as an explanation.