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Re: Mac-only package use of xcodebuild?

Jan Danielsson <> writes:

>    I worked around it by installing MacGPG2 and using its pinentry-mac,
> but I would prefer to have to install MacGPG2.  It looks like the
> pinentry-mac program is a stand-alone project on github and as such
> could "easily" be made into a package, but its makefile runs xcodebuild
> to build the binary.
>    What is the proper way to import such packages?  Are there any prior
> cases where project makefiles call platform-specific build tools?  Or is
> it expected that one writes a new build system which honors the pkgsrc
> tools?

Does pinentry-gtk2 from pkgsrc not work?

I am not aware of any packages that do this.

I don't see a huge problem with a package that's marked
ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM for mac to use the xcode build.

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