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How to use this #6

rdqronos opened this Issue Jul 6, 2011 · 15 comments


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rdqronos commented Jul 6, 2011

I'm an idiot, yes.
I've downloaded this. I've run make on it. It created the libirecovery.a and libirecovery.o files. What do I do now? I'm on a Mac, with my terminal application being, well, Terminal, and I'm a total n00b. Any help at all? I just really wanna get this working...
TLDR, how in gods name do I do this

You have to compile with no errors getting the binary file. This isnt really a program for people who dont know how to use terminal. http://theiphonewiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=IRecovery has the most information i can find. Good Luck

On Mac OS X...
Doing a "make irecovery" reveals that it's missing a library: usb-1.0
Find it here: http://www.libusb.org/
Download that source, do a "configure" and "make all" and "make install".
The iRecovery makefile wants "/opt/local/lib" -- it's easiest just to "ln -s /usr/local /opt/local"
Then you should have an "irecovery" command line executable.

Sighs If you cannot build this, then you probably do not need this... I think that is simple enough.

ikr i use my program called BootRa1n any one wanna beta?

This is not the place to advertise your own software...

im sorry....

Actually, I apologise, but there is about a 100000001 recovery GUIs - people aren't original enough, and I am always grumpy in the morning :P

No its cool mean Chronic-Dev deserves there own stuff here not mine. its just that i build all this that i make and im only 13

Might I suggest then that you leave GUIs and learn a real language... Once you know a real language or two go back to GUIs.

Well i know three languages HTML,CSS,C, and learning C++

Then put them to use - be creative, don't make GUIs for a program which already has 10000000 GUIs and is piss simple to use without GUIs anyway!

man i work for a month on this one program i needed to restore my Computer i backed everything up ont a flash drive but it burnt out or something so every thing is lost. But yeah i will.

Exception Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE at 0x0000000000000000

Any way to fix this?
Bus Error 10


posixninja commented Sep 25, 2011

yes, quit trying to dereference a null value :-P

@posixninja posixninja closed this Sep 25, 2011

thanks posix i got it

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