[crosstool-ng] Menuconfig problems on Mac OS X

Bryan Hundven bryanhundven@gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 19:55:00 GMT 2011

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 12:28 PM, Titus von Boxberg <titus@v9g.de> wrote:
> Am 26.06.2011 um 18:43 schrieb Yann E. MORIN:
>> Titus, All,
>> On Sunday 26 June 2011 16:07:23 Titus von Boxberg wrote:
>>>>>> Yann, is there a chance that you reapply my patches to kconfig?
>>>> hg diff -c 20f02d426e15
>>> I did not get an answer.
>>> Is there a chance for these changes to be reapplied and stay in?
>>> Or is a change in kconfig unwanted?
>> The fact is, there are changes being pushed to kconfig that I initiated
>> and will be initiating (by bugging them on their list), so I will from
>> time to time resync with upstream kconfig.
> Yann, Bryan, all,
> since now some people claimed to be able to use ct-ng on a mac
> without (reporting) a menuconfig-arrow-key problem, I tested it once again.
> For short: This patch apparently is not nessecary anymore.
> Long version for Bryan et.al.:
> I was surprised to find that the only mac I am normally testing ct-ng on happened
> to be the only mac still suffering from the broken ncurses problem
> of dysfunctional cursor keys (introduced in 10.6.3, i.e. unfortunately
> at the time I did the original port of ct-ng to MacOS; at this time,
> around spring 2010, on a different machine).
> I finally found out that the ncurses problem is claimed to
> having been fixed by apple in 10.6.4.
> (e.g. http://www.mail-archive.com/cmake@cmake.org/msg29471.html )
> Interestingly enough, all of my macs (including the one that still had the problem)
> are claiming to run 10.6.[78]
> The only difference I'm aware of is that the no-cursor-key-mac is the only one
> that was delivered with that problem preinstalled (i.e. preinstalled 10.6.3).
> All others are older or newer.
> I'm inclined to blame apple's system update software since I cannot remember
> to have fiddled with the libraries in /usr/lib at any time (up to now), and definitely
> I didn't undo any automatic changes (don't even know if that's possible).
> Anyway, sorry for the confusion, be it mine or apple's fault.
> Regards
> Titus
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So, yea... I ran the testCurses on my mac using gcc42, and it worked.

I still need to bisect where the kconfig stuff went off the rails.

I plan on doing this tonight (7pm -8:00/PST), unless someone beats me to it.


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