[texworks] Mac issues

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 02:32:38 CEST 2011

> The lead developer (Stefan) builds on Windows

Just to clear this up in case anyone is still wondering what happens ...

I believe that for a long time now Stefan has been on Ubuntu and
currently uses MingGW cross-compile to build for Windows.

>From bottom of this message:--
Sun Mar 27 14:34:02 CEST 2011

"I cross-compile Tw for Windows from Linux via MinGW.

Regards, Stefan"


On 14 June 2011 09:04, Joseph Wright <joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk> wrote:
> On 13/06/2011 20:59, sigmundv at gmail.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Why do I see so many discussions on Mac specific stuff on this list? There
>> is hardly anything Windows or Linux specific discussed. Why is this? Is
>> TeXworks used more on Mac OS X than on Windows or Linux? Or is Mac OS X just
>> so much different?
> This list covers both TeXworks user issues and items relating to
> TeXworks development. There is some overlap between interested parties,
> so this makes sense, but does from time to time make things a bit
> developer-heavy.
> There has been a reasonable amount of Mac-related stuff recently as
> there have been some issues building TeXworks binaries on that platform.
> The lead developer (Stefan) builds on Windows, and building on Linux is
> currently pretty easy, and so there has been less recent discussion on
> these. As noted by others, in the past we've seen a lot of discussion
> about various platforms.
> --
> Joseph Wright

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