[Qgis-developer] Re: Mac OS X build 0.8.1 avail + notes

Tim Sutton tim at linfiniti.com
Mon Jun 25 13:49:35 EDT 2007

Hi William

Thanks for this!  I have added your hints to the install notes in
INSTALL.t2t and will commit shortly.

You are getting the same mileage out of your macbook as me (2 for the
price of 1 :-). When mine died they replaced the motherboard,
keyboard, hard drive and who knows what else. Been working great since
then though....



2007/6/23, William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos at kyngchaos.com>:
> My MacBook is back (almost a new mac: they replaced screen, logic
> board, inverter, a couple case parts).  Some other problems on the
> PowerBook distracted me, so I decided to rebuild today on my MacBook
> for practice (the PB build worked fine).
> I have a binary on my site now that you can link to the download page
> (linking the site page, not the dmg, would be best, so people can see
> and easily get to the framework and GRASS download requirements).
> Summary of the package: Qgis 0.8.1, requires my frameworks, also
> GRASS 6.3 app for GRASS support, and Python 2.5 for MS Export, all
> other needed libraries bundled in the app, includes gpsbabel
> universal binary.
> Some notes:
> - One small problem with the msexport linking - it links libqgis_core
> from the source dir, not from the relative @executable_path/.....
> - for the build instructions, after a little experimentation with the
> interactive cmake mode, I figured out how to easily get the new
> GRASS.app builds with the version numbers in the name (ie
> "GRASS-6.3.app"):
> Applications/GRASS-6.3.app/Contents/Resources/include -D
> GRASS_PREFIX=/Applications/GRASS-6.3.app/Contents/Resources ..
> - another fine tuning for the build instructions: I found that the
> default build type isn't quite a release build.  When I explicitly
> specified a release build, the binary sizes came out much smaller:
> -----
> William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>
> http://www.kyngchaos.com/
> "This is a question about the past, is it? ... How can I tell that
> the past isn't a fiction designed to account for the discrepancy
> between my immediate physical sensations and my state of mind?"
> - The Ruler of the Universe

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