Once again I'm going to refer to one of our osx devs on this patch.
On 9/15/2016 10:25 PM, Collin Anderson wrote:
> macOS Sierra has removed QuickTime entirely (because Apple needs to break at
> least one thing every major OS revision). This prevents wxWidgets from
> compiling at all, and as of right now, there is only a workaround, but a true
> upstream fix will require rewriting portions of wx to use AVKit, which is
> more or less the replacement for QuickTime, instead.
> KiCad doesn't use any parts of wx involved, so the work around seems to be
> fine for us. I am using the latest commit of KiCad on 10.12 as I write this,
> with this patch applied, and I'm not having any problems (at least new ones
> The workaround is this patch (which is not a direct copy of the upstream fix,
> which simply removes the include entirely. I made it where if this patch
> gets applied, it won't effect anything except when being built against the
> 10.12 SDK). Additionally, wxWidgets configure must be given the
> --disable-mediactrl flag. This is a temporary workaround, but as far as I
> know, KiCad doesn't use that control?
> Anyway, it isn't really an issue as long as you build for an SDK earlier than
> 10.12, but just putting this on the mailing list for reference.
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