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Re-alpine on Mac OSX

Tips on con­fig­ur­ing, compiling, and running re-alpine 2.01 on Mac OSX 10.6.2. This may work on previous or later versions of both the operating system and/or the email client, but I have not tested either.

This is not a full procedure, merely some notes I will forget after I make them, then have to search for later. This assumes XCode version 3.2.1 is installed (no other versions tested).

Re-alpine kept annoying me with warnings that my CACert issued server cer­tifi­cate for was of ques­tion­able validity, and I did not want to set the "/novalidate-cert" switch. To solve that problem, try the following.

$ wget
$ certhash=\`openssl x509 -noout -in root.crt -hash\`
$ mv root.crt $certhash.0
$ ln -s $certhash.0 cacert-class-1-PKI-key.pem
# mv $certhash.0 cacert-class-1-PKI-key.pem /System/Library/OpenSSL/certs

Also, you may have better luck compiling by removing the following line from imap/Makefile (as indicated in this post).


Configure, make, make install, and have a cup of joe to celebrate.

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