Gnucash for Mac OsX

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Jul 2 08:54:08 EDT 2008


Alexander Sotirov <alex at> writes:

> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 01:13:05PM -0400, Dave Reiser wrote:
>> A dmg installer is not a trivial undertaking, especially with 2 
>> architectures to accommodate, and apple's library naming requirements. 
>> It would be almost as much work as the windows port, and harder to maintain.
> Actually it's not that difficult. I've already done most of the work,
> somebody just needs to run the build script for every release and put
> the results in a DMG. You don't need to worry about library naming requirements
> and you can easily build two DMGs for the two architectures.
> If you use the instructions above, make sure all the file downloads
> succeed, I've seen people report problems with the slib URL in the
> script.

Would you be willing to create a set of files suitable for
inclusion in the source tree under packaging/osx, similar to
the win32 scripts in packaging/win32?

Would you also be willing to send in the patches that make
"gnucash-osx" different from "gnucash"?

> Alex


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