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Additional install instructions for OS X #170

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Update to for issue 169 for those, like me, who are new to OS X and might take a while to understand the error messages you get if you have not installed XCode.

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@@ -44,6 +44,10 @@ You will also need to install:
* Windows 8:
* Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2012 for Windows Desktop ([Express][msvc2012] version works well)
+Note that OS X is just a flavour of Unix and so needs `python`, `make`, and C/C++.
+An easy way to obtain these is to install XCode from Apple,
+and then use it to install the command line tools (under Preferences -> Downloads).
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