Compiling on osx - solved...

Alexandru Csete oz9aec at
Wed May 1 11:21:54 UTC 2013

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:40 PM, Alberto Albiol <alalbiol at> wrote:
> Hello
> I have been fighting to compile the gr-osmosdr package in my osx
> These are the minor fixes I had to do:
> 1- Change in Cmakelists.txt:  find_package(Boost COMPONENTS thread system),
> If thread and system is not included then there are linking problems.
> Although I see that this was removed recently...
>  2- cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/local (so it is installed together wit
> my ports intallation, this is really optional)
> 3- Before compiling I manually edit CmakeCache.txt, and change all the
> references of /usr/lib/python to /opt/local/lib/python. If not it links
> agains the system python instead of the ports's python!
> 4- Add this line in my .bashrc so python can find the package
>           export PYTHONPATH="/opt/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/"
> I am aware that this is not the most elegant way to solve the problem but is
> the only one that I was able to come up. Hope it helps

Hi Alberto,

Perhaps the gr-osmosdr package in macports can be of some help for how
to compile without manually editing the build files:


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