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
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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