[Mesa-users] compilation issue: 'I don't understand 'm' flag!'

Francis Timmes fxt44 at mac.com
Tue Mar 31 20:24:27 EDT 2020

> FATAL:/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/../libexec/as/x86_64/as: I don't understand 'm' flag!

the complaint is from the assembler, as.
possibly useful is to report the results of 

% as -v

> uname -a

> Darwin Kernel Version 16.7.0:

i believe this macos sierra circa 2017. probably xcode is of the same vintage.
its not clear to me that this combination will work with current mesasdk, x86_64-macos-20.3.2.


> On Mar 31, 2020, at 5:04 PM, Evan Bauer <ebauer at physics.ucsb.edu> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I worked with Thomas offline to resolve the docker issue, and I’ve pushed an update to the MESA-Docker script that got X11 forwarding working for him.
> However, I don’t understand the compilation issue he ran into when trying to install locally, so I still hope somebody else on here who’s more familiar with macOS can help answer that question.
> Cheers,
> Evan
>> On Mar 31, 2020, at 9:33 AM, Thomas Kupfer <tkupfer at ucsb.edu> wrote:
>> Dear MESA enthusiastics,
>> I try to get MESA compiled on my macOS Sierra (version 10.12.6).
>> Unfortunately, it crashes pretty early on and I don't really understand why. 
>> I followed the instructions for OS systems, set the environment variables and installed the latest version of MESA SDK which all seemed fine but unfortunately it crashes early when I run ./install.
>> I could not find a similar error in the mailing list archive and google did not really help either.
>> It complains about not understanding an 'm' flag. Please see attached the build.log for details.
>> I also work with dockers and tried the docker container but I still haven't gotten the X11 window plotting running in a docker container. 
>> Thanks a lot,
>> Thomas
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