[cairo] Cairo on iOS

Dan Cartman DanC at xta.co.uk
Wed Dec 15 01:36:15 PST 2010

You were correct first time - the simulator binary doesn't run directly 
on MacOSX, but the simulator is part of the iOS SDK so if you can 
compile it you can run it.

On 14/12/2010 16:01, mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp wrote:
> Hi,
> Although I have a few Mac OS X machines, I don't have
> installed iOS simulators&  cross compilers. Please let
> me ask a small question; I guess the compiler for
> iPhone simulator creates the binary for intel CPU, but
> the compiled binary cannot be executed directly on Mac
> OS X as if it were Mac OS X binary... my guessing is
> correct? Or, my guessing is incorrect and Mac OS X can
> execute the binary executable for iPhone simulator
> without simulator itself?
> On Tue, 14 Dec 2010 15:31:17 -0000
> "Dan Cartman"<DanC at xta.co.uk>  wrote:
>> You're absolutely right - my mistake.  I've also been trying to get a
>> similar configure script to build the arm version which fails in the
>> same way and I've copied the wrong error message from the terminal.  The
>> (almost identical) error I get for the simulator script is actually :
>> configure: WARNING: if you wanted to set the --build type, don't use --host.
>>      If a cross compiler is detected then cross compile mode will be used
>> checking for i686-apple-darwin-gcc... /Developer/Platforms/iPhoneSimulator.platform/Developer/usr/bin/i686-apple-darwin10-gcc-4.2.1
>> checking whether the C compiler works... no
> In addition to your environment variables for Apple SDKs location,
> if you give 2 options, aslike,
> 	./configure --host=i686-apple-darwin10 --build=i686-apple-darwin
> can configure recognize that you're trying cross building?
> It seems that the argument for "--host=" must be same with
> the prefix for the cross compiler, but the argument for
> "--build=" is not critical to find the native compiler.
> If passing same argument to "--host=" and "--build=",
> it seems that configure may recognize as if the native
> building is requested. So small difference between host
> and build arguments would be expected. In above case,
> I differenciated "i686-apple-darwin10" vs "i686-apple-darwin" (without 10).
> I'm sorry that I cannot write step-by-step solution.
> Regards,
> mpsuzuki
>> On 14/12/2010 15:13, mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Tue, 14 Dec 2010 13:53:53 -0000
>>> "Dan Cartman"<DanC at xta.co.uk>   wrote:
>>>> checking for arm-apple-darwin-gcc... /Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/usr/bin/arm-apple-darwin10-gcc-4.2.1
>>> How did you make configure search arm-apple-darwin-gcc?
>>> In your configure script, there is no word "arm".
>>> Regards,
>>> mpsuzuki

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