[mesa-users] Installation error and solution on Mac OS X 10.8

Richard Townsend townsend at astro.wisc.edu
Mon Oct 22 20:36:03 EDT 2012

Hi Aaron --

Setting DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH is generally a bad idea, and can break other parts of OS X (ask Bill about this; he's experienced the problems directly).

Can I ask what errors the linker was producing?



On Oct 22, 2012, at 7:32 PM, Aaron Dotter wrote:

> Hi,
> In attempting to install MESA r4589 on new Macs running OS X 10.8.2 with 64-bit SDK version 20120728, Thomas Puzia and I found errors suggesting that the linker could not find some specific dynamic library.  This showed up as a run-time error: it came in the output file tmp.txt in mesa/const/test.
> We were able to solve the problem by adding both $MESASDK_ROOT/lib and /usr/local/lib at the front of DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH in that order.
> I've added an entry under the mesa forum FAQ under Compiling / Platform Specific Issues - Mac OS X at http://mesastar.org/documentation/frequently-asked-questions
> Aaron
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