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Re: Mac (Leopard) story

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: Mac (Leopard) story
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 10:38:15 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Paul Michael Reilly <address@hidden> writes:

> I see from the NEWS file that Mac Carbon is no longer supported and
> that there is a placeholder for a replacement story.
> Having recently acquired a Mac with Leopard installed that only has a
> terminal version of Emacs I immediately proceeded to download the
> Xcode 3.0 development tools and configured Emacs to build from the CVS
> sources.  The only breakage I encountered was missing graphics
> libraries (jpeg, gif and tiff --- can anyone give me a decent
> reference on how to get these libraries easily installed since the
> fink and darwinports/macports sites didn't do the trick for me).  I
> passed on the graphics libraries for now and Emacs built and installed
> nicely, sort of.  It appears to be an X11 application meaning I get
> the X11 menu in the top menu bar where I kind of expected the Emacs
> menu bar to be.  Is anyone working on making Emacs on the Mac
> (Leopard) a first class citizen?  Not that I'm volunteering ... so
> many projects, so little time.  Just curious.

See the discussion of the soon-to-be-merged NextStep/Cocoa port:


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