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Hi,

This is my first attempt to compile MAME for Mac (intel).
I followed the steps list on here but ran into an error -

2017 iMac quad core
mac OS 13.6.4

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Compiling src/emu/output.cpp...
Archiving libhusky.a...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/rc2014.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/ibm3153.cpp...
1 warning generated.
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp64k.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hegenerglaser/roma2.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/ibm5550.cpp...
Compiling src/emu/parameters.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/sbc6510.cpp...
Compiling src/emu/profiler.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hegenerglaser/smondial.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/ibm6580.cpp...
Compiling src/emu/recording.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/sitcom.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp700.cpp...
Compiling src/emu/render.cpp...
Archiving libhegenerglaser.a...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/ibm6580_fdc.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp7596a.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/test_t400.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp80.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/ultim809.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/chexx.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/ibm6580_kbd.cpp...
Converting NotoSans-Bold.bdc...
Converting uicmd14.png...
Error reading PNG file.
make[2]: *** [../../../../generated/emu/ui/uicmd14.fh] Error 1
make[1]: *** [emu] Error 2
make[1]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp80_optrom.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/uzebox.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/frenzyxprss.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/ice_bozopail.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/rosetta.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/z80clock.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp95lx.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/z80dev.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/ice_hhhippos.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/rs6000_type7xxx.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp9825.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/ice_tbd.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/rtpc.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/homebrew/zexall.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/lethalj.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ibm/rtpc_iocc.cpp...
Archiving libhomebrew.a...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp9825_optrom.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/lethalj_v.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp9825_tape.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/schexx4gen.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp9845.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/ice/vp101.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp9845_optrom.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp9845_printer.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp98x5_io_sys.cpp...
Archiving libice.a...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp9k.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp9k_3xx.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp_ipc.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hp_ipc_optrom.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/hpz80unk.cpp...
Compiling src/mame/hp/jornada.cpp...
Archiving libibm.a...
Archiving libhp.a...
make: *** [macosx_x64_clang] Error 2

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Well it finally decided to get past that error.. but now I have this error "makedep.py: error: argument <command>: invalid choice: ' -


Building driver list...
Compiling generated/version.cpp...
Emitting mame_mame-Info.plist...
usage: makedep.py [-h] [-r <srcroot>] <command> ...
makedep.py: error: argument <command>: invalid choice: 'Parts/mame-mame0262/' (choose from 'sourcesproject', 'filterproject', 'sourcesfilter', 'driverlist', 'reconcilelist')
make[2]: *** [../../../../generated/mame/mame/drivlist.cpp] Error 2
make[2]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
make[1]: *** [mame] Error 2
make: *** [macosx_x64_clang] Error 2

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What is your actual command line to make?

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after "cd" into to the mame source folder its was make -j5

Es-iMac:mame-mame0262 username$ make -j5

* its not actually username, I just changed it for posting here.

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Ok I finally got it to compile. Moved the source folder somewhere else and it was able to compile it.


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