[winswitch] Build procedure for Mac...

Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com
Sat Sep 15 15:43:48 BST 2018

On Sat, 15 Sep 2018 11:37:40 +0700 Antoine Martin via shifter-users
<shifter-users at lists.devloop.org.uk> wrote:
> On 15/09/2018 02:53, Perry E. Metzger via shifter-users wrote:
> > Howdy! I am a MacPorts committer, and was thinking of adding a
> > Portfile to build the Mac client to MacPorts.
> > 
> > Is there a good explanation of the build process for the Mac
> > client somewhere on the web site?  
> https://xpra.org/trac/wiki/Building/MacOSX
> Building and installing xpra itself is trivial:
> ./setup.py build
> ./setup.py install
> Tracking down all the dependencies is harder. For that, you should
> be able to use the jhbuild moduleset files that we use:

MacPorts handles dependencies internally.

> https://xpra.org/trac/browser/xpra/trunk/osx/jhbuild
> Feel free to ask any questions if you get stuck.
> Note that xpra does not use X11 at all on MacOS, so you will need a
> native build of GTK.

Yah, I'm aware. This gets slightly sticky because we can't currently
install both native and x11 GTK at the same time, but I'm thinking of
fixing that anyway.

Perry E. Metzger		perry at piermont.com

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