iOS Ports SDK

iOS Ports is a Collection of F/OSS libraries which have been ported to the iPhoneOS/iOS platform. iOS Ports uses GNU Make to automate downloading and configuring the software packages; and uses Xcode to compile and link the libraries. This combination allows iOS Ports to build open source software easily for either the iOS simulator or for an iOS device.


  • Compatible with iOS simulator and iOS devices
  • Available under an Open Source License
  • Includes an iOS framework for in-app presentation of license information
  • Licensed under the Bindle Binaries Open Source license.


  • Cyrus SASL
  • OpenLDAP
  • OpenSSL
  • PCRE

Software Requirements

  • OS X 10.6
  • iOS SDK 4.2
  • Git 1.7

Source Code

The current pre-release of iOS Ports is 0.2.

Older versions are available on the Bindle Binaries' download server.

The source code for iOS Ports is maintained using git ( The latest development source code may be checked out using the following commands:

$ git clone git://

The current development source code may be viewed at the following URLs: