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Re: Various tools update request



I would say that both of you file bug reports on this, although this list
is read by /some/ Apple employees (on a voluntary base) writing
enhancement requests to this list is not the way to get this done.

https://bugreport.apple.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/RadarWeb.woa

regards, Lars

darwin-dev-bounces+lars.sonchocky-helldorf=email@hidden
wrote on 21.02.2005 12:46:44:

> And I'll add:
>
> - make
> GNU make 3.80 has been out for over two years. Note that it may be
> desirable to take patches from Debian, which fix some issues. The
> Debian-patched make 3.80 compiles cleanly under MacOS 10.3.x.
>
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 12:41:47PM +0100, Alex v.Below wrote:
> } I would like to add:
> }
> } - cvs
> } An old version gets installed, and overwrites updated versions
> } cvs 1.11.17 stable has been released
> }
> } Am 21.02.2005 um 12:37 schrieb Adriaan van Os:
> }
> } >I request that Apple updates some of the tools distributed with OS
> } >X/Darwin and Xcode
> } >
> } >- bison
> } >An old version gets installed.
> } >Bison 2.0 has been released
> } ><ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bison/bison-2.0.tar.gz>
> } >
> } >- sed
> } >FreeBSD sed gets installed, but it is crippled (doesn't recognize
> } >regular expressions)
> } >GNU sed is preferred
> } ><ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/sed/>
> } >
> } >- flex
> } >An old version of flex gets installed.
> } >Please note that flex is now on sourceforge (previously on gnu ftp
> } >servers)
> } ><http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=72099>
> } >
> } >- help2man
> } >Unfortunately, this tool is not installed with Xcode or OS X/Darwin
> } >(it can be configured with --enable-nls=no to prevent build problems)
> } ><ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/help2man-1.35.1.tar.gz>
> } >
> } >- configure problems
> } >There is a bug in Mac OS X that causes problems when configuring many

> } >software packages (see
> } >e.g.<http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2004-08/
> } >msg00039.html>). As a result of this bug, the coreutils command
"uname
> } >-p" reports "unknown".  This confuses config.guess.
> } >
> } >Regards,
> } >
> } >Adriaan van Os
> } >
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