Development on OSX

Krzysztof Kajkowski cayco at
Thu Jul 5 18:47:03 CEST 2007

2007/6/28, Per-Olov Jernberg <jernberg at>:
> Hi
> I have been following the progress of this project quite a long time
> since i first saw the early prototypes, as a long time programer i'd
> really like to get into developing for the device, but as i'm a recent
> switcher to OSX from Windows, i'd like to ask if there is any hope of
> doing app/core-development/debugging under OSX (or Windows)?

Hi! There is still no report of successful MacOS X dev environment set up.

> I'd guess the best way must be to run an emulated environment, so... can
> anyone recommend any specific *nix-distribution that i should run
> virtualized under VMware or Parallels etc or are they all good enough?
> (the problem running virtualized i'd guess is getting the communication
> to the actual device working for uploading files/firmwares to it etc.)

Actually this is not a problem at all. I frequently connect my GPS
using USB cable to application running on Paralles and everything
works just fine.


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