[texworks] Call for Help: Mac builds

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sat Feb 5 09:52:27 CET 2011

On 05/02/2011 08:46, Stefan Löffler wrote:
> Hi,
> as most Mac users of Tw have probably noticed, there haven't been any
> updated Mac builds of the 0.3 development series in quite a while. The
> reasons for that are manifold, but the main reasons are 1) that there
> exist no simple, complete, and working instructions and 2) I have no Mac
> myself to provide builds myself.
> Since this is a community project, I'm asking all of you (Mac users) for
> help with this. Rest assured that you will not be left alone with any
> problems that may occur - that's what a community is for, after all.
> Essentially, there are three things you need to have for such an
> endeavor to be successful: a Mac, time, and persistence.
> Programming/Compiling knowledge for the Mac is useful, but not really
> required.
> So, if you're willing to help, just reply to this post on the mailing
> list and we'll get started.
> -Stefan
> PS: We've done a similar thing for Windows in the past :).

I'm perfectly happy to have a go at building TeXworks on the Mac (10.6.x
at least). I did try a while ago, but in the absence of a decent set of
instructions got rather stuck. The *nix build instructions didn't really
work out.
Joseph Wright

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