[vbox-dev] Patch for enabling ./configure on OSX 10.11 El Capitan

Victor Costan costan at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 21:39:28 UTC 2016


Thank you for explaining, Klaus!

No worries about the credits. I just wanted the problem fixed, and the
patch is so small that the issue of credit is rather moot.

    Victor


On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 9:50 AM, Klaus Espenlaub <klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
> wrote:

> Hi Victor,
>
> On 03.01.2016 18:13, Victor Costan wrote:
> > The following patch allows ./configure to proceed past the "Checking for
> > Darwin version" step in OSX 10.11 El Capitan. I also fixed what looks
> > like a typo in the Yosemite branch.
> >
> > This patch is provided under the MIT license.
> >
> > I look forward to your feedback!
>
> The independently developed equivalent of your patch was applied
> yesterday to trunk and the 5.0 branch (the 5.0.14 tarball includes it).
>
> Your mail reached my attention today, about 24h after I hacked up the
> fix (triggered by https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/15004). So I
> couldn't credit your contribution. Sorry about that.
>
> We both came up with exactly the same change, which is reassuring.
>
> Thanks for the patch, I hope I see it earlier next time. All
> contributions are much appreciated.
>
> Klaus
>
> >
> > Thank you,
> >      Victor
>
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