News on Wine 1.1.21/MacOSX/XQuartz 2.3.3
thunderbird2k at gmail.com
Wed May 20 04:46:49 CDT 2009
On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 6:41 PM, Mike Kronenberg
<mike.kronenberg at kronenberg.org> wrote:
> On 18.05.2009, at 06:56, Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
>> "James McKenzie" <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>> Contact Mike Kronenberg or Zach Drayer and see what they currently
>> IMHO since they haven't even bothered so far to change the license from
>> GPL to LGPL to match Wine, and clarify what exactly is so much different
>> in their builds so that they insist on different naming (Darwine vs.
>> they shouldn't be even considered as partners to the Wine project.
>> If we could have our own Wine builds for Intel Macs, that would finally
>> help to avoid this confusion Darwine adds, and remove it from our Wiki
>> altogether (since it's apparently where the users coming to them from).
> (I hope I did not double-post, but somehow my mail from yesterday was eaten
> by filter-gnomes)
> It's not about being willing to, but plain lack of time.
> I follow this list closely and work on solutions as time permits.
> After half a year, it's been four weeks now that I am able again to build
> and test on a regular base again.
> There are other components on OS X that need some love, like the
> winehelper.app into which I'm looking atm.
> License and renaming is definitely on the list.
> I thought to revamp the package, once the winehelper is replaced, to not
> double do the work.
> As already mentioned, I build the dependencies and store them inside the
> apple .app package, which allows for drag'n'drop installation and removal.
> Having the dependencies as frameworks would be even better, as there is a
> lot of trouble with PATHS, especially if multiple environments are on the
> system, like fink and macports.
> But if the name-change is the most pressing issue, I will gladly do that
> with this weekends release.
> Mike Kronenberg
Could you also upload some docs / scripts on how to build 'DarWine'
from scratch? I have an app which I need to run on osx which I like to
package as well. I have time to help fixing osx issues (duplicating
the effort is not worth it).
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