New New TMW Mac Binary

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New New TMW Mac Binary

Post by gene » 18 Jun 2005, 00:45

I got my eMac. I'll be starting tonight.
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Post by Catfish_Man » 18 Jun 2005, 01:25

Good luck! I'm around on IRC periodically, and still sorta remember how I solved some stuff (and I've got the nice Cocoa wrapper left over if you get the binary working), so feel free to ask.
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Post by Catfish_Man » 27 Jun 2005, 21:59

Link to the Cocoa wrapper app's source: http://home.comcast.net/~Catfish_Man/ManaWorld.zip

Pretty minimalist (just uses NSTask to launch the tmw executable in the app bundle), but it's a bit more "mac-like" than the raw executable.
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Post by Tenche » 02 Jul 2005, 14:34

good work guys!!!
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » 03 Jul 2005, 20:44

I guess 0.0.14 release won't see his MAC sister togheter with windows and linux. I placed a milestone for 0.0.15 to have a working mac release. Please feel free to ask all the help you need, we're not on mac but we're still programmers and we may have useful suggestions.
I'd like also to have frequent updates on the status regarding which dependencies are already compiled, which ones not yet and what's the problem.
Thank you to everyone who's contributing to port tmw on mac.
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Post by Bjørn » 03 Jul 2005, 23:55

Friend of mine got a Mac too. Can't make any promises, but I'll try making a Mac package as well.
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Post by Laurens » 08 Jul 2005, 14:45

Bjørn wrote:Friend of mine got a Mac too. Can't make any promises, but I'll try making a Mac package as well.
That would be me :-) Anywayz, tonight Bjørn and I are going to try to build a Mac package.
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » 08 Jul 2005, 15:39

Yup, cool, I'm crying because of joy :cry:
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Post by Bjørn » 08 Jul 2005, 23:24

Pfew, a lot of configure commands, silent hacks and frustrations later, we got a working OpenGL binary for MacOS X Tiger. At least, it works on this particular iMac G5.

The big question now is. does it run on any other Mac? Also, will it run on Panther, and will it run on something else than a G5? Please test the following zip file, which contains the binary, a config file without sound (that was still craching), and the data. The binary should be run from the directory it is in, so that it is able to find the data directory.

I'll try to document how we got it to compile on the Wiki later.

http://themanaworld.org/files/tmw-0.0.14.1-tiger.zip
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Post by Bjørn » 09 Jul 2005, 01:31

OK, Catfish_Man tried it but it wasn't working, it seems we're still failing to link Guichan statically. For details see the wiki page. We'll be trying to solve this problem later.
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Post by Bjørn » 09 Jul 2005, 17:18

OK, we got rid of the dylib Guichan files and it seems that it has been linked statically now. So please, if one or more Mac users could test the file again that would be great.

For now you'll just have to unzip the archive and run it from a terminal from its own directory, so that the executable is able to find the data.

http://themanaworld.org/files/tmw-0.0.14.1-tiger.zip
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Post by Laurens » 09 Jul 2005, 17:32

It seems to work on a iBook G4. A friend's Mac runs tmw perfectly. It seems we are able to do something afterall :-)
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » 09 Jul 2005, 17:49

Ok we were waiting the MAC release since 6 months at least, and you 2 made it in a couple of days.
Well a very big applause people. :D
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Post by Catfish_Man » 09 Jul 2005, 22:01

You can find a nice mac-like version of that binary at http://devserver.org/david/tmw-0.0.14.1-mac.dmg

I'll be posting on the wiki with instructions and source for packaging the raw binary/data files up, adding an icon, making the get info box work right, etc... (most of which I haven't done for this one yet).

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Oh yes, I'd like to thank Bjørn and co. as well. Very nice work :)
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Post by Laurens » 10 Jul 2005, 09:06

Nice, it works perfectly. There's only one thing: it spans two icons in the Dock.
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