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Re: macOS 64-bit

From: Marnen Laibow-Koser
Subject: Re: macOS 64-bit
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 17:21:49 -0500

On Tue, Jan 7, 2020 at 5:15 PM Hans Åberg <address@hidden> wrote:

> > On 7 Jan 2020, at 22:20, Marnen Laibow-Koser <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Jan 7, 2020 at 4:16 PM Hans Åberg <address@hidden> wrote:
> > [...]
> >
> > FYI, it is possible to build apps using MacPorts, for example, there is
> emacs-app that installs in /Applications/MacPorts/, and it seems
> working if copied out of that directory.
> >
> > Thanks, I looked for something like that but didn’t see a general
> method.  Do you have any idea how this is done?
> No.

Yeah, neither do I.  Time to look at build scripts.

> > Also, of course, the point is to do this in a way that doesn’t require
> the end users to have MacPorts.
> The seemed to be working when put in /Applications/ so it might
> be distributed independently.

Right, unless it contains absolute paths to MacPorts-installed libraries
outside the bundle (which would be horrible practice but I think is

> But Frescobaldi seems a good choice. It needs a lilypond binary. By
> suggestions of the FHS standard I and Werner Lemberg decided to put in
> /opt/lilypond/bin/lilypond.

I plan to use LilyPad like the current Mac distributions do.  I agree that
Frescobaldi might be a better choice in the long run.

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