-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Garrett Cooper wrote: > Lorin Lund wrote: >>>> The biggest problem with MacOS X is that a lot of UNIX software that >>>> runs on FreeBSD and such, is not ported to MacOSX, and it's very >>>> difficult to compile on MacOSX. >>> This is completely wrong. Take a look at macports  (formerly >>> darwinports) for a large repository of UNIX software that compiles >>> very cleanly on OSX. It's nearly 7 years since OSX shipped to the >>> public. In that time, most opensource software was updated to compile >>> cleanly on OSX. The primary changes to allow this were to the >>> "configure" scripts so they recognize darwin as a base OS. If other >>> patches were necessary, most software maintainers accepted these >>> patches back into their trunk. >>> >>> OSX has excellent support for most UNIX software. >>> >>> cr >>> >>>  macports.org >> In trying to compile A+ (see aplusdev.org) I had a few problems getting >> it compiled >> for FreeBSD (Because the A+ code was using the wrong macro to identify >> FreeBSD) >> But my efforts to compile the latest version for OS X.3 PPC have brought >> out errors >> that look like compiler errors. > >> In my view porting to the MAC is harder (though I very much wish it >> weren't) > > I'll give porting it a shot. The majority of the stuff I have on my > iBook is setup with fink, but I'll see if I can give it a go without the > fink binaries involved.. > -Garrett >
You do realize that there is an OSX binary at the 2/3 of the way down the download page, do you not? - -Garrett -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFFWTB96CkrZkzMC68RAudFAJ953qQojolSRRHHqlgkDAg4rttZOgCeM0IC Mq3URy3OiVo6VR8KJ9/2nQU= =qCyj -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"