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authorMounir IDRASSI <mounir.idrassi@idrix.fr>2014-10-29 19:55:35 (GMT)
committerMounir IDRASSI <mounir.idrassi@idrix.fr>2014-11-08 22:24:59 (GMT)
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Readme: Add more MacOSX specific details concerning the build of VeraCrypt following users feedback
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@@ -187,6 +187,20 @@ compile using the following commands :
After making sure pkg-config is available, download and install OSXFuse from
https://osxfuse.github.io/ (MacFUSE compatibility layer must selected)
+The script build_veracrypt_macosx.sh available under "src/Build" performs the
+full build of VeraCrypt including the creation of the installer pkg. It expects
+to find the wxWidgets 3.0.2 sources at the same level as where you put
+VeraCrypt sources (e.i. if "src" path is "/Users/joe/Projects/VeraCrypt/src"
+then wxWidgets should be at "/Users/joe/Projects/wxWidgets-wxWidgets-3.0.2")
+
+The build process uses Code Signing certificates whose ID is specified in
+src/Main/Main.make (lines 167 & 169). You'll have to modify these lines to put
+the ID of your Code Signing certificates or comment them if you don't have one.
+
+Because of incompatibility issues with OSXFUSE, the SDK 10.9 generates a
+VeraCrypt binary that has issues communicating with the OSXFUSE kernel extension.
+Thus, we recommend to use the SDK 10.8 or earlier for building VeraCrypt.
+
III. FreeBSD and OpenSolaris