I've actually been doing all my primary server development under OSX  
for 3 or 4 years now. I've only glanced at your messages so far, but  
you seem to have run into a lot more problems than I have in the past.  
I think I merged my very minor changes in a long time ago. I do have a  
lot of stuff from fink installed which may explain some of the  

I'll go through the rest of your patches and such when I have a moment  
and try to see why it's seemingly required more effort on your part to  
get things working.