[vbox-dev] Sketch of how to build on OSX 10.9?

Jon Seymour jon.seymour at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 10:38:33 UTC 2014

I wrote up the steps for build Virtual Box on OSX 10.9. There is
nothing new here for experienced OSX or VirtualBox hackers, but it
might be helpful for others like myself who are novices. Let me know
if you want me to suggest edits to the official documentation.


Thanks again to Klaus and Vadim for pointing me in the right direction.


On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 12:20 AM, Jon Seymour <jon.seymour at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've created a gist with the script I used to extract the components
> of Xcode 4.1 required to build VirtualBox on an OSX 10.9 system.
> See https://gist.github.com/jonseymour/f05d97da2b29d4a03192
> For the record, the packages required are:
> DevSDK.pkg
> DeveloperTools.pkg
> MacOSX10.6.pkg
> MacOSX10.7.pkg
> XcodeTools.pkg
> llvm-gcc4.2.pkg
> gcc4.2.pkg
> The script assumes that the script in the gist and
> installxcode_41_lion.dmg (downloaded from Apple) are in the current
> directory. A directory called xcode41-partial will be created
> containing the subset of xcode41 required to successfully compile
> VirtualBox.
> jon.

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