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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 18:30:28 -0400

> On Oct 13, 2022, at 5:17 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

It looks like the runtime and compiler are already available for classic Mac 
OS, according to this page: https://github.com/uliwitness/AppKitForClassic.

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