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Author Topic: can't make bitcoind on OSX El Capitan  (Read 425 times)
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December 01, 2015, 06:16:24 AM
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I was able to install the GUI Bitcoin Core without any issues, but tried the compiled version from GitHub and can't get past the 'make' stage. I followed all the instructions in docs/build-osx.md including installing Homebrew and Xcode, so it came as something of a surprise.

I confess I am not too sure what's happening, any suggestions for what to check? This is a new Mac so I doubt it is my particular setup.

The error message at the end:

Making all in src
../share/genbuild.sh: line 3: cd: Source/bitcoin/src/obj/build.h: No such file or directory
  CXX      libbitcoin_util_a-clientversion.o
clientversion.cpp:42:10: fatal error: 'build.h' file not found

EDIT: The one other oddity was an earlier issue I discovered with OpenSSL, which I fixed by manually running the two export commands as described here: http://fdecollibus.blogspot.com/2015/11/building-bitcoinlitecoin-on-mac-os-x.html

But that was in the same terminal session so I assume the two variables were still exported.
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