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How to install latest NTFS-3G on OS X? 
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Joined: Mon Jun 22, 2015 14:44
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Post How to install latest NTFS-3G on OS X?
I'd like to compile latest NTFS-3G 2015.3.14 for OS X (note: I got OS X 10.11 and Xcode 7).

So I tried:

./configure && make && sudo make install

But it told me `pkg-config` was not installed, so I installed it from http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/pkg-config/ using `./configure --with-internal-glib; make; sudo make install` and I got:

[...]
Making install in .
./install-sh -c -d '/usr/local/bin'
/bin/sh ./libtool --mode=install /usr/bin/install -c pkg-config '/usr/local/bin'
libtool: install: /usr/bin/install -c pkg-config /usr/local/bin/pkg-config
/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/bin/make install-exec-hook
cd /usr/local/bin && ln pkg-config x86_64-apple-darwin15.0.0-pkg-config
ln: x86_64-apple-darwin15.0.0-pkg-config: File exists
make[3]: *** [install-exec-hook] Error 1
make[2]: *** [install-exec-am] Error 2
make[1]: *** [install-am] Error 2
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1


I ignored it and I tried again to install NTFS-3G:

./configure && make && sudo make install

But this time I got:

[...]
/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/ranlib: file: /usr/local/lib/libntfs-3g.a(libntfs_3g_la-compat.o) has no symbols
/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/ranlib: file: /usr/local/lib/libntfs-3g.a(libntfs_3g_la-debug.o) has no symbols
/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/ranlib: file: /usr/local/lib/libntfs-3g.a(libntfs_3g_la-realpath.o) has no symbols
/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/bin/make install-exec-hook
if [ ! "/lib" -ef "/usr/local/lib" ]; then \
/bin/mv -f "//usr/local/lib"/libntfs-3g.so* "//lib"; \
fi
mv: rename //usr/local/lib/libntfs-3g.so* to //lib/libntfs-3g.so*: No such file or directory
make[3]: *** [install-exec-hook] Error 1
make[2]: *** [install-exec-am] Error 2
make[1]: *** [install-am] Error 2
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1

Then I tried:

./configure --exec-prefix=/ && make && sudo make install

But I got:

[...]
install: //bin/ntfsfix: Operation not permitted
make[2]: *** [install-binPROGRAMS] Error 71
make[1]: *** [install-am] Error 2
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1

Then I tried:

./configure --exec-prefix=/usr/local && make && sudo make install

But I got:

[...]
install: chmod 755 /sbin: Operation not permitted
ln -s -f /usr/local/sbin/mkntfs /sbin/mkfs.ntfs
ln: /sbin/mkfs.ntfs: Operation not permitted
make[3]: *** [install-exec-hook] Error 1
make[2]: *** [install-exec-am] Error 2
make[1]: *** [install-am] Error 2
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1


Mon Jun 22, 2015 14:49
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Joined: Mon Jun 22, 2015 14:44
Posts: 2
Post Re: How to install latest NTFS-3G on OS X?
Hello,

What was in first message has theoretically been fixed on June 23 2015 on latest `edge` branch: https://sourceforge.net/p/ntfs-3g/ntfs-3g/ci/edge/tree/
Yet, I got another issue to compile it:

Quote:
$ ./autogen.sh
Running autoreconf --verbose --install --force
autoreconf: Entering directory `.'
autoreconf: configure.ac: not using Gettext
autoreconf: running: aclocal --force -I m4
configure.ac:329: warning: macro 'AM_PATH_LIBGCRYPT' not found in library
autoreconf: configure.ac: tracing
autoreconf: configure.ac: not using Libtool
autoreconf: running: /usr/local/Cellar/autoconf/2.69/bin/autoconf --force
configure.ac:191: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_PROG_LIBTOOL
If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
See the Autoconf documentation.
configure.ac:236: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_MSG_ERROR
configure.ac:329: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_PATH_LIBGCRYPT
configure.ac:334: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_MSG_WARN
autoreconf: /usr/local/Cellar/autoconf/2.69/bin/autoconf failed with exit status: 1


Sun Jun 28, 2015 05:51
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