[texworks] Compiling TeXWorks on MacOSX

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 13:54:39 CEST 2008

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 3:22 AM, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 2 Oct 2008, at 12:44 PM, Victor Ivrii wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 2:57 AM, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Running qmake (no options needed) in the TeXworks source dir (where the
>>> .pro
>>> file is) should generate TeXworks.xcodeproj -- at least that's what it
>>> does
>>> for me. Then open the project with Xcode, and build.
>>> (Actually, I'm not even sure how to get qmake to create a Makefile on OS
>>> X,
>>> though I believe it's an alternative if you want it.)
> Yes, maybe that's it. I don't compile Qt from source; I install it directly
> from the .dmg package that Trolltech provides, and it Just Works for me. :)

I tried to install after your message - but it returned errors (even
if I tried to install individual packages).

> You don't to be root in order to build TeXworks (and you can run the
> resulting binary directly from the build dir, without installing it under
> /usr/local or whatever). But I guess you might need to add development
> packages (Qt4, poppler, hunspell, etc) that require admin rights to install,
> if they're not already present.

But only root has a HD quota needed for Qt4 ! - I am talking about x64_linux !

> JK

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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