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iSCSI initiator (netbsd-iscsi-initiator) for OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

January 13th, 2013 22 comments

I am playing around with iSCSI for my macbook pro. Looked around and the used to be free SNS globalSAN iSCSI is no longer free. ATO is too expensive to play with. Saw that macport has a netbsd-iscsi, so went that route.


$ sudo port install netbsd-iscsi-initiator
---> Computing dependencies for netbsd-iscsi-initiator
---> Dependencies to be installed: netbsd-iscsi-lib
---> Building netbsd-iscsi-lib
Error: org.macports.build for port netbsd-iscsi-lib returned: command execution failed
Error: Failed to install netbsd-iscsi-lib
Please see the log file for port netbsd-iscsi-lib for details:
/opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_devel_netbsd-iscsi-lib/netbsd-iscsi-lib/main.log
Error: The following dependencies were not installed: netbsd-iscsi-lib
To report a bug, follow the instructions in the guide:
http://guide.macports.org/#project.tickets
Error: Processing of port netbsd-iscsi-initiator failed

Poking in main.log show the error at compiling disk.c.


:info:build /bin/sh ../../libtool --tag=CC --mode=compile /usr/bin/clang -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I../../include -I../../include -I/opt/local/include -pipe -O2 -arch x86_64 -MT libiscsi_la-disk.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/libiscsi_la-disk.Tpo -c -o libiscsi_la-disk.lo `test -f 'disk.c' || echo './'`disk.c
:info:build /usr/bin/clang -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I../../include -I../../include -I/opt/local/include -pipe -O2 -arch x86_64 -MT libiscsi_la-disk.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/libiscsi_la-disk.Tpo -c disk.c -fno-common -DPIC -o .libs/libiscsi_la-disk.o
:info:build disk.c:811:40: error: assignment to cast is illegal, lvalue casts are not supported
:info:build *((uint64_t *) ((void *)data + 8)) = (uint64_t) ISCSI_HTONLL(key);
:info:build ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
:info:build 1 error generated.
:info:build make: *** [libiscsi_la-disk.lo] Error 1

So I patched that line.


- *((uint64_t *) (void *)data + 8) = (uint64_t) ISCSI_HTONLL(key);
+ *((uint64_t *) ((void *)data + 8)) = (uint64_t) (ISCSI_HTONLL(key));

and now it builds. I just got to play with this to see if it works. More to report later.

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