Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Install gn03 on Macbook Pro (Leopard)

I found an excellent post on configuring Gn03 for mac. However if you are still running leopard (10.5) you need to make some changes. This post updates crimson silos with new links.

1. Install Xcode
Get Apple Xcode (Info on xcode ) - 10/20 - Latest version: 3.2.1 NOT FOR Leopard. So you must either:
  1. Install an older version of xcode from your OS X install dvd.
  2. Or ( join Apple Developer Connection (free)) and then download Xcode 3.1.4 which runs on Leopard.
    Apple makes it hard to find the old download page. To find it log in to ADC -> Downloads -> Developer tools (right nav bar) -> scroll down to xcode 3.1.4 -> download and install. Default install is fine.

2. Install Macports

Macports is basically a package management system for Macs. For info see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macports .
  1. Go to http://www.macports.org/install.php , and select dmg download for Leopard.
In my case I had this installed. so I simply make sure it was updated by opening a terminal window and typing "su root" and then

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