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How to build Helix on a Mac

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Outline of the steps required to get Helix to build on a Mac.
asked Nov 12, 2015 by Steven M. Cherry (42,320 points)

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1) make sure you are up to date with OS X El Capitan.  (10.11)

2) make sure you have XCode installed, and include the command line utilities with "xcode-select --install" from a terminal.

3) Install Homebrew from here: http://brew.sh/

4) Install wget with "brew install wget"

5) Install unixodbc with "brew install unixodbc"

6) setup your dev folder structure.  dev/ and dev/3rdParty.

7) inside dev/3rdParty download qooxdoo 5.0.1 with:

wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qooxdoo/qooxdoo-5.0.1-sdk.zip

8) unzip qooxdoo
answered Nov 12, 2015 by Steven M. Cherry (42,320 points)
edited Nov 12, 2015 by Steven M. Cherry