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how to build micropolis - the open source simcity - for mac os x

requirements - Apple Development tools - ie the Developer folder

1. download;h=HEAD;sf=tgz
2. you will have micropolis-HEAD.tar.gz on your desktop
3. uncompress it with tar zxvf micropolis-HEAD.tar.gz - or just double click
4. launch terminal, cd Desktop, cd micropolis
5. type make < this will compile the game
6. su < enter your root password
7. type make install < this will put the game in /usr/local/bin
8. to start the game type /usr/local/bin/micropolis


John Simons said…
Fails to build for me on Lion:

tclxgdat.y:584:1: error: conflicting types for 'yyerror'
^ note: previous implicit declaration is here
yyerror (YY_("syntax error"));
11 warnings and 1 error generated.
make[2]: *** [tclxgdat.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [TCLX_MAKES] Error 2
make: *** [tclx] Error 2

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