Cannot compile and run on Mac OS X 10.4.7

Lasse lassejakobsen at
Thu Aug 24 17:03:30 CEST 2006

I can't say for sure what the problem is, but 1.0.5 is the last one I  
have been able  to get running on Mac OS X.

Den 24/08/2006 kl. 15.51 skrev Stephen Gran:

> On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 09:02:43AM -0500, Michael Check said:
>> On 8/23/06, Stephen Gran <steve at> wrote:
>>> I _think_ that it blows up in rlm_exec because it's the first module
>>> that uses a symbol from the radiusd binary (as opposed to a  
>>> library).
>>> I also think this has something to do with the mystery that is OS  
>>> X's
>>> linker namespaces.  Beyond that, I'm starting to flounder.  I  
>>> have no
>>> Mac machine handy to test these assumptions on (and I'm not even  
>>> sure
>>> how I would test the second one), so I can't really say much  
>>> more, sorry.
>> In terms of accessing binaries or libs, would it have anything to do
>> with permissions?  Is that possible?
>> Does anyone have any suggestions on using, perhaps, a previous
>> version?  Or some experience with using a certain version of the OSX
>> developer tools for compiling?  I know these questions are a bit
>> obtuse, but I'd like help in even a direction to pursue.
> I found someone with OS X 10.4, and we built 1.1.3, 1.1.2, and
> 1.0.something.  They all failed in similar ways to what you are
> reporting.
>>> If you don't actually need the modules that cause problems, you can
>>> comment the references out and see if that gets you by.
>> OK, where to do that?  In the original make file?
> In radiusd.conf.  They only cause problems at run time.
>>> Good luck, and sorry, but without something to test on, I'm out of
>>> ideas.
>> Thanks, I'll need the luck, I guess.
> [snip]
>> So, similar problem, different module.  Am I on to something here?
>> Can someone tell me what I am on to? :)
> The problem is that these modules try to use symbols from the radiusd
> binary, and the OS X linker isn't very clever about dlopen'ed  
> modules or
> plugins - it has a whole other way of doing it with namespaces and so
> forth that fails in this instance.  This part of the discussion (how
> linking works) is starting to wander off topic for this mailing list,
> but I'd be happy to talk about it or give you pointers to links to  
> learn
> more on your own off list.
> Take care,
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