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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Native GTK on Mac OS?

From: Jonathan Kinsey
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Native GTK on Mac OS?
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 06:49:58 +0000

Fair enough, I'll chase up the couple of people who I talked to and see how they
get on with the latest version.


Myshkin LeVine wrote:
> Hi Jon,
> At this point the MacOSX port of GTK+ is still in a beta stage
> and is not ready to be used for production work. There is a framework
> build installer available on the page you referenced. However it is
> Intel only and judging by the posts on the forum at the developer
> page, http://developer.imendio.com/forum/gtk-macosx , there will not be
> a Universal build or a separate PowerPC build anytime soon. That aside,
> GtkGLext has not been ported to MacOSX
> yet http://developer.imendio.com/node/226 so it would not be possible to
> build GnuBG with the 3D board. On the whole I believe that trying to
> build GnuBG with the MacOSX port of GTK+ at this time is opening up a
> big can of worms. It is not really necessary since as others have
> pointed out GnuBG on MacOSX-X11 is very easy to set up and run and is
> very stable. The native port should be left for the hopefully near
> future when all the kinks are worked out. For now really all that is
> required is a bit of hand-holding for the Mac folks who need help
> setting things up.
> Take care,
> Myshkin

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