Patch: Re: [Bf-committers] SCons on OS X

Christian Plessl
Tue, 9 Mar 2004 22:27:12 +0100

On 09.03.2004, at 22:13 Uhr, Douglas Bischoff wrote:

> On Mar 09, 2004, at 15:32, Christian Plessl wrote:
>>> 2) Linking seems to be broken on OS X. The final linking pass calls:
>>> gcc " -framework Carbon" " -framework AGL" " -framework QuickTime" 
>>> etc. etc. etc.
>>> The linker doesn't like the quotes around these calls, and errors 
>>> out. I tried several permutations of the SConstruct file trying to 
>>> eliminate this, but none seemed to work.
>> I have submitted a patch to this mailing list that should fix these 
>> issues back in january, but the patch has not been commited to cvs 
>> unfortunately.
> The patch submitted doesn't seem to get around the issue of missing 
> files. One oddity that I noticed is that the system library root was 
> specified to be INSIDE the OpenGL library... this seemed odd.

What files are missing? I don't have missing files.

> Unfortunately, without getting past THIS issue, the issues of the objc 
> library (which shouldn't be required as far as I know) and linking 
> Python via -framework Python vs. linking via -lpython didn't come up 
> yet.

Something I forgot to mention, scons tries to link python with 
-lpython2.3. This fails and is not needed if Python is linked as a 
Framework. My ugly workaround to solve this problem is to set:


in config.opts.

> Anyone have ideas? Was there a successful MacOS X compile on this yet?

Yes, with the patch provided blender compiles successfully with SCons 
on OS X 10.3.2.

Best regards,

Christian Plessl <>