[texworks] [MacTeX] Call for Help: Mac builds
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Sat Feb 5 16:40:36 CET 2011
Stefan and Pete,
I am not experienced in compiling software, but I do have a Mac (10.6)
and am persistent. If you can put together some good instructions I'll
try it. MacPorts sounds easier . . .
On 2/5/2011 8:37 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 05.02.2011 um 10:28 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
>> Problem in my case is time. And competence: for example, I don't even
>> know which Qt is required from
>> <http://qt.nokia.com/downloads/downloads#lgpl>: the complete SDK, or
>> the framework alone?
> the SDK would be needed if you were going to build X11 binaries that use
> the Qt toolkit. If you intend to build "native" Mac OS X applications
> with Qt, then you'll use Mac OS X Frameworks – if Nokia uses the term
> "framework" with the same meaning as Apple with "Framework".
> Presumingly, for Nokia it's just a set of shared libraries that X11 Qt
> clients need to run on a computer that is not the same as where they
> were built. So I think you'd need to compile and install the complete
> SDKs – and build static very fat universal binaries (for 64-bit support
> as well). Otherwise every user would need to install a Qt "framework".
> When building the Qt SDKs you'd need to configure them as "mac".
> Presumingly these MacPorts packages do this as well:
> qt4-mac @4.7.1 aqua/qt4-mac
> (qt4-mac-devel @4.7.0-beta2 aqua/qt4-mac-devel)
> With the next package
> qt4_select @0.3 sysutils/qt4_select
> you can have the other qt4 package installed too and make either the Mac
> or the X11 variant available for software compilation:
> qt4-x11 @4.4.3 x11/qt4-x11
> They're putting dimes in the hole in my head to see the change in me.
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