[texworks] Call for Help: Mac builds

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sat Feb 5 19:46:16 CET 2011

On 05/02/2011 18:17, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Setup
> =====
> Mac OS X 10.6.6 as virginal as possible: no MacPorts nor Fink, all the past additions had been installed in /usr/local. As far as I remember these additions are:
> - All that's installed by MacTeX <http://www.tug.org/mactex/whatsinthepackage.html>: Ghostscript 8.71, convert from ImageMagick 6.6.1, TeX Live 2010  of course.
> - Aspell from CocoAspell <http://cocoaspell.leuski.net/>.
> - Xpdf tools <http://users.phg-online.de/tk/MOSXS/>.
> - FontForge <http://sourceforge.net/projects/fontforge/files/fontforge-executables/>.
> - GhostXPS 8.71 <http://www.ghostscript.com/GhostPCL.html>, compiled from source.
> - Perl/Tk 804.029 <http://search.cpan.org/~srezic/Tk/>, compiled from source after applying the patch at <https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=58011#txn-836906>.

My system is similar, in the sense that I've not got loads of 'dev
stuff' around. Apart from the TeX Live 2010 things, all I have in
/usr/local is stuff added for this build.

> Building TeXworks fails exactly as for Joseph Wright (like him I tried without Qt Debug and added it afterwards). The final word seems to be:


> Attached are the output of the configure/make/make install sequences for each of the steps. For poppler the first "sudo make install" is for poppler and the second for poppler-data. For TeXworks the first is before installing Qt-Debug, the second afterwards.

In a sense, I'm pleased to see this: the output the same as I see. So
the issues are reproducible.
Joseph Wright

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