[PD-dev] fink package

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Feb 20 06:34:05 CET 2006

On Feb 19, 2006, at 10:36 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Sun, 19 Feb 2006, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> The Pd-extended build system is generalized enough that it should be
>> relatively straightforward to do this.  The biggest thing to do would
>> probably be making X11 a build option for Pd on Mac OS X, probably  
>> using
>> a ./configure flag (--disable-aqua?)
> Wouldn't that instead be by reordering the priority of the INCLUDE  
> dirs?
> depends on whether it's e.g. -ltcl -ltk in both TkAqua and TkX11, or
> whether the options are different, e.g. -framework Tcl -framework Tk in
> one and -l in the other. If the options are the same then it should be
> just a matter of priority. But then the things from Fink either have  
> to be
> bundled with pd (static linking or other) or else everyone must run  
> Fink,
> right?

A fink package would use fink dependencies, just like a Debian packages  
uses Debian dependencies.  Its a bigger problem than just which Tcl/Tk  
libs to compile against since in the source, #ifdef __APPLE__ and  
#ifdef MACOSX assume Tcl/Tk Aqua.



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