On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 09:11:02PM -0500, Robert L Krawitz wrote:
>    From: Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>    Date: 14 Mar 2004 02:50:09 +0100
>    Robert L Krawitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>    > Fink and Darwinports are simply not options for mainline OS X
>    > users.  Mac users want to literally buy a machine and turn it on.
>    > Think about what happens when you buy a lamp, you plug it into
>    > the wall and turn it on.  They're amazingly close to that, with
>    > things like Airport.  >From a user engineering standpoint, it's a
>    > tour de force.
>    Afak, you can build binary images from darwinport packages with a
>    single command. If you provide such an image file to your users,
>    it's a matter or dragging the file onto the finder and the software
>    is installed, ready to be used. But certainly you know about this
>    and I assume that this is the way you are offering the gimp-print
>    software to MacOS X users. It would be easy to include glib2 as
>    part of this gimp-print image file.
> That's what I meant; that would be a possibility.  We would just need
> to make sure it didn't collide with anything else.  I prefer to
> minimize the amount of stuff we install in the background, but that
> could conceivably be an option.  Whether it's worthwhile is a second
> question.

Why not just statically link to glib 2 when you make the OS X binary
build? Seems that'd solve this whole issue nicely.
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