B2G Compilation error on Mac OS X

On Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, with Xcode 4.5 or newer, if you ran into this compilation error:

host Executable: sqlite3 (out/host/darwin-x86/obj/EXECUTABLES/sqlite3_intermediates/sqlite3)
Undefined symbols for architecture i386:
  “_sqlite3_androidopt_handle_pragma”, referenced from:
      _sqlite3Pragma in sqlite3.o
      _sqlite3Pragma in sqlite3.o
  “_sqlite3_androidopt_open”, referenced from:
      _openDatabase in sqlite3.o
      _openDatabase in sqlite3.o
ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture i386
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make: *** [out/host/darwin-x86/obj/EXECUTABLES/sqlite3_intermediates/sqlite3] Error 1

Modify the file :

To match what is similar to this patch:

diff –git a/dist/Android.mk b/dist/Android.mk

index 3fdaefc..3f217c5 100644
— a/dist/Android.mk
+++ b/dist/Android.mk
@@ -133,6 +133,9 @@ ifneq ($(HOST_OS),freebsd)
+ifeq ($(HOST_OS),darwin)
+LOCAL_LDFLAGS += -Wl,-U,_sqlite3_androidopt_open -Wl,-U,_sqlite3_androidopt_handle_pragma
 LOCAL_MODULE := sqlite3
A good explanation of what’s going on can be found here:
Special thanks to : Pekka Nikander for posting the solution at : https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/android-building/yAfPyUqCsiQ/7zvICk4GWjYJ
[update: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=898660 filed and I placed a patch in there]

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Breaking things and getting in trouble for it since '74. Disclaimer: I am not responsible if I make your head explode reading this blog! The writings here are my own expression and not of any companies. I currently work on being a QA for B2G aka Firefox OS
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