I added a link.  I tried to make the description of the ways to install
PSPP on Mac as clear and correct as possible, but I do not have a Mac
and possibly I misunderstood some of it.  Please read what I wrote and
send me corrections if you have them (or you could check them directly
into the CVS for the webpage).

On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 08:03:25AM +0200, Friedrich Beckmann wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> 
> I have made a webpage for downloading a pspp Mac bundle as an alternative to 
> the
> installation via macports. 
> 
> https://www.hs-augsburg.de/~beckmanf/pspp/ 
> <https://www.hs-augsburg.de/~beckmanf/pspp/>
> 
> Could you add a link to that page on the pspp gnu page? 
> 
> https://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/get.html 
> <https://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/get.html>
> 
> in the MacOS section?
> 
> Regards
> 
> Friedrich
> 
> > Am 19.09.2016 um 20:08 schrieb Friedrich Beckmann 
> > <friedrich.beckm...@gmx.de>:
> > 
> > Hi Jeremy,
> > 
> >> Am 19.09.2016 um 15:57 schrieb Jeremy Lavergne <jer...@lavergne.me 
> >> <mailto:jer...@lavergne.me>>:
> >> 
> >> I'd recommend asking PSPP to post a link to the bundles: it'd be better
> >> to have direct links from PSPP to your project than secondary ones from me.
> > 
> > I can make a web page for the bundles.
> > 
> >> If we can get your bundles working for all versions of the OS, that'd be
> >> spectacular and makes my efforts unnecessary :-)
> > 
> > Would be nice, but it is not that simple. Technically the OSX bundles are 
> > based
> > on the macports version of pspp. So having pspp in macports is a
> > prerequisite for building the bundle. It would only be a simpler way of 
> > distribution and installation for those who have problems with macports.
> > The bundle will also not make pspp reachable via commandline.
> > 
> > I also have no plan to have older osx versions in virtual machines to build
> > and test the bundles for older osx versions. I have a macbook running El 
> > Capitan.
> > 
> > The bundles are build for the Quartz backend of gtk, so they do not use the 
> > X Server.
> > There are some differences in rendering. For example
> > the gtk quartz backend does not show the blue text in the syntax editor.
> > 
> > <Bildschirmfoto 2016-09-19 um 19.52.53.jpeg>
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >> On 09/14/2016 01:48 PM, Friedrich Beckmann wrote:
> >>> i produced a standard MacOS application
> >>> bundle for pspp on OSX El Capitan 10.11.6 based on the
> >>> current macports pspp version 0.10.2. I used this script
> >>> 
> >>> https://github.com/fredowski/osxbundler 
> >>> <https://github.com/fredowski/osxbundler>
> >>> 
> >>> to build the bundle. This is based on gtk-mac-bundler. The
> >>> bundle is based on the quartz backend of gtk3, i.e. no XServer
> >>> is required. I provide the bundle here:
> >>> 
> >>> http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~beckmanf/pspp-0.10.2.dmg
> >>> 
> >>> Using the bundle does not require to install macports or the X11 Server.
> >>> 
> >>> What do you think about promoting the bundle as alternative to
> >>> macports install via your pspp osx webpage:
> >>> 
> >>> https://lavergne.me/projects/pspp/
> > 
> 

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