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This is a small tutorial to get you started setting a development environment in OSX.
For developing on a mac, and testing and debugging in a native environment, we tend to focus on the last two releases (Sierra and High Sierra at the time of writing this).
However, for compatibility reasons, we choose an older release for shipping bundles with the maximum compatibility. See the :ref:`OSX Virtualization <osx-vms>` page for tips on getting a virtualized Yosemite inside virtualbox.
* You will need to install xcode and the command line developer tools (``xcode-select --install``).
* Use ``brew`` to install ``OpenSSL``: ``brew install openssl``
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There's an uninstall script in `pkg/osx/uninstall.sh`.
There's an uninstall script in `pkg/osx/uninstall.sh`. This is bundled with Bitmask.app
Debug logs
Bitmask rotates logs. The latest one can be found at::
Conflicting python versions
From time to time, you will find issues regarding conflicting python versions in your machine.
The best you can do for this is to tell explicitely which python to use when creating a virtualenv::
virtualenv --python=/usr/local/Cellar/python@2/2.7.15/bin/python venv
In general, to fix some issues, it's a good idea to update also openssl::
brew update
brew reinstall openssl
brew reinstall python2
Installing the bundle with homebrew
**unused at the moment, but it can be interesting to bring it back**
For testing purposes, `homebrew`_ can be used to distribute and install
experimental versions of the bundle. This should download and install the
latest version of the bundle::
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.. _`homebrew`: https://brew.sh/
Debug logs
Bitmask rotates logs. The latest one can be found at::
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