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Re: Porting GNUStep to Mac OS 9

From: M A
Subject: Re: Porting GNUStep to Mac OS 9
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 18:20:46 -0400

Awesome project. But the author doesn't seem to have the resources to finish 
it. So that made me wonder if it were possible to port GNUstep to Mac OS 9.

> On Oct 13, 2022, at 5:28 PM, Austin Clow <dr_clow@me.com> wrote:
> I would check out https://github.com/uliwitness/AppKitForClassic for some 
> idea of where to begin. 
>> On Oct 13, 2022, at 4:17 PM, Marco Cawthorne <marco@icculus.org> wrote:
>> On 2022-10-13 11:37:36 -0700 M A <teammember0x01@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi, I was looking at this video 
>>> (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I3BWaMa-Fk) on Rhapsody and it had me 
>>> thinking. Has anyone tried to port GNUStep to Mac OS 9? Is it technically 
>>> possible?
>> The first hurdle would be to get a compiler and runtime environment running 
>> on it.
>> From my memory, CodeWarrior (the IDE everyone used back in the day...) for 
>> classic
>> MacOS supported C, C++ and ASM. I did a quick search for GCC and Obj-C 
>> related
>> queries for classic MacOS but found very little. I did find a crosscompiler 
>> on GitHub
>> (autoc04/Retro68) but the compiler and runtime would need to run on the 
>> classic Mac
>> directly anyway.
>> Marco Cawthorne

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