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Re: MacOS python/GUI issues

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: MacOS python/GUI issues
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 19:18:02 -0300

You need to have a python (2.4 or newer) installation that includes py2app,

when you have that, you should check out the lilypad installer at;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/macos-lilypad

then it should work if you do

 python py2app --iconfile lilypond.icns

where the .icns is from*checkout*/installers/macos/lilypond.icns?root=lilypond

The resulting .app  is something you should be able to open with


and should be similar to the current lilypond application.

 tar cfz lilypad.tar.gz

I'm pretty sure Graham did this a while ago for me (like 2 years), but
I can't recover the results anymore.

[5 minutes later]

actually, it appears that I have still have that tarball sitting on my
HD right here.

Let me try to upload it somewhere for people to try.

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 2:07 PM, Carl D. Sorensen <address@hidden> wrote:
> I'm willing to give it a shot, but I have no experience with it.  If you'll
> suggest the steps needed, I'll see how it works.
> Carl
> On 9/30/08 10:19 PM, "Han-Wen Nienhuys" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Given the problems with the current GUI shell and python
>> incompatibilities on macos, I think it makes sense to rebuild the
>> shell using python 2.4, and as a fat binary. Then the installer will
>> include its own python interpreter,  which we could use to run the
>> scripts.
>> Any takers for compiling lilypad with py2app ?
>> --
>> Han-Wen Nienhuys - address@hidden -

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