[RTEMS Project] #4892: MacOS tools build failures on Ventura and M series processors

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Tue Mar 28 21:10:46 UTC 2023

#4892: MacOS tools build failures on Ventura and M series processors
 Reporter:  Chris Johns  |       Owner:  Chris Johns
     Type:  defect       |      Status:  assigned
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  6.1
Component:  tool/rsb     |     Version:  6
 Severity:  normal       |  Resolution:
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Comment (by Chris Johns):

 Replying to [comment:4 kgardas]:
 > OK, so sorry for noise here.

 No problem.

 > What I wrote was applicable in the past. Now, while looking into the
 internal documentation for MacOS-based customer (which may become part of
 rtems doc, just don't know where to put it nor had a time to submit/merge)
 I see these asciidoc paragraphs:

 I will update the User Manual once we have the patches attached to this

 > {{{
 > ==== Install RTEMS build requirements
 > Please note that this paragraph is written for macOS 13.2.1 (Ventura)
 and is
 > not directly applicable to Linux distributions and/or various BSDs.
 > We are using homebrew to install basic packages required to compile
 > RTEMS tools and packages. Let's start with the Homebrew installation
 > Open the shell window and run following command inside it.
 > ----
 > % /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL

 Homebrew is optional in my view and not mandatory.

 > ----
 > The command will ask for root access and will then also download not
 > only brew package manager, but also Apple's Xcode command line tools.
 > When this is done, you may choose to configure brew to be available on
 > your PATH by following 'Next steps' printed to the terminal by the
 > installation process.
 > When this is done, you may continue with using brew package manager to
 > install required packages for us. Please use following command in
 > order to do it.
 > ----
 > % brew install xz python3 texinfo

 Python from Homebrew is an option for python but that will be a per user
 choice. The end goal is building with Xcode and python.org. The `texinfo`
 package may be added like `gsed` has been. I am not sure we even need
 `makeinfo` any more.

 > ----
 > In order to use python3 installed above with just a 'python' command
 > which is required by the RTEMS source builder (due to required support
 > for python2 on tools side) you will also need to create a symbolic
 > link python3 -> python like below:
 > ----
 > % cd /opt/homebrew/bin
 > % ln -s python3 python

 Adding a link is personal choice. I prefer we document using virtual

 > ----
 > }}}

Ticket URL: <http://devel.rtems.org/ticket/4892#comment:6>
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