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Update OS X build instructions

Update OpenSSL version
Homebrew is now the preferred dependancy manager
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Michael Ford 7 years ago
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@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ Xcode 4.3 or later, you'll need to install its command line tools. This can
be done in `Xcode > Preferences > Downloads > Components` and generally must
be re-done or updated every time Xcode is updated.

There's an assumption that you already have `git` installed, as well. If
There's also an assumption that you already have `git` installed. If
not, it's the path of least resistance to install [Github for Mac](https://mac.github.com/)
(OS X 10.7+) or
[Git for OS X](https://code.google.com/p/git-osx-installer/). It is also
@@ -30,11 +30,8 @@ available via Homebrew or MacPorts.

You will also need to install [Homebrew](http://brew.sh)
or [MacPorts](https://www.macports.org/) in order to install library
dependencies. It's largely a religious decision which to choose, but, as of
December 2012, MacPorts is a little easier because you can just install the
dependencies immediately - no other work required. If you're unsure, read
the instructions through first in order to assess what you want to do.
Homebrew is a little more popular among those newer to OS X.
dependencies. It's largely a religious decision which to choose, however, Homebrew
is now used for building release versions.

The installation of the actual dependencies is covered in the Instructions
sections below.
@@ -44,8 +41,6 @@ Instructions: MacPorts

### Install dependencies

Installing the dependencies using MacPorts is very straightforward.

sudo port install boost db48@+no_java openssl miniupnpc autoconf pkgconfig automake

Optional: install Qt4
@@ -80,7 +75,7 @@ Note: After you have installed the dependencies, you should check that the Homeb

openssl version

into Terminal. You should see OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014.
into Terminal. You should see OpenSSL 1.0.1h 5 Jun 2014.

If not, you can ensure that the Homebrew OpenSSL is correctly linked by running

@@ -103,7 +98,7 @@ PATH.
./configure
make

3. It is a good idea to build and run the unit tests, too:
3. It is also a good idea to build and run the unit tests:

make check

@@ -131,7 +126,7 @@ For MacPorts, that means editing your macports.conf and setting
... and then uninstalling and re-installing, or simply rebuilding, all ports.

As of December 2012, the `boost` port does not obey `macosx_deployment_target`.
Download `http://gavinandresen-bitcoin.s3.amazonaws.com/boost_macports_fix.zip`
Download `https://gavinandresen-bitcoin.s3.amazonaws.com/boost_macports_fix.zip`
for a fix.

Once dependencies are compiled, see release-process.md for how the Bitcoin-Qt.app
@@ -149,13 +144,14 @@ commands:
echo -e "rpcuser=bitcoinrpc\nrpcpassword=$(xxd -l 16 -p /dev/urandom)" > "/Users/${USER}/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/bitcoin.conf"
chmod 600 "/Users/${USER}/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/bitcoin.conf"

When next you run it, it will start downloading the blockchain, but it won't
The next time you run it, it will start downloading the blockchain, but it won't
output anything while it's doing this. This process may take several hours;
you can monitor its process by looking at the debug.log file, like this:

tail -f $HOME/Library/Application\ Support/Bitcoin/debug.log

Other commands:
-------

./bitcoind -daemon # to start the bitcoin daemon.
./bitcoin-cli --help # for a list of command-line options.

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