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Re: [Bug-gnubg] MacOS build: Convert GnuBG to use relative paths?

From: Scott Bronson
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] MacOS build: Convert GnuBG to use relative paths?
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:47:59 -0800

On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 10:31 AM, Michael Petch <address@hidden> wrote:
> I make the GNUBG builds and I won't be doing it. I don't have time. I
> did manage to build a version years ago (with some glitches) that was
> relocatable. I build from MacPorts and some of the libraries we rely on
> also don't work well using relative paths. I changed all the paths to be
> relative in the binaries and then had to hack some of the libraries 9the
> source code that relied on absolute paths. Maybe those libraries have
> been changed over the years.
> As it stands the official binaries won't be changing unless other people
> wish to do it. Making it absolute with in /Applications is much simpler
> from a maintenance/release standpoint.

Gotcha, that makes sense.  Alas, I can't commit to taking over
the build work.

They merged the gnubg cask, just with a warning that you need
to create the /Applications symlink by hand before it will work:


Good enough for now.  Thanks for all your work!

    - Scott

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