On Sat, 2007-03-24 at 19:52 -0400, M. Gagnon wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> i just thought i would report my sucess of building Gimp on mac OS X with
> native GTK+ port by Imendio
> Screenshot: http://img402.imageshack.us/my.php?image=gimpxct0.jpg
> Right now things are working rather well. There a few visual glitches and
> menus and spinners sometimes don't work - but overall it is usable. Not
> ready to be used by users, however. and almost impossible to package and
> distribute until the gtk mac team work on distribution.
> Overall the process was not too hard, i however had to change a makefile at
> one point. The one located in /app/Makefile contains a line 'munix =
> -Wl,-rpath '-Wl,$$ORIGIN/../lib'' - this line is incompatible with mac OS X
> because it uses Apple's ld, not GNU's. I just made munix empty and
> everything built fine. Do you think makefiles can be adapted to be
> cross-platform or do you support only linux?
That's odd, since I have to change *nothing* in any of the source
packages to get the entire toolchain plus gimp build on OS X.
I can't look into that right now but will do as soon as I have
access to my apple machine again,
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