[R-SIG-Mac] Re: [Ggobi-help] building ggobi on OS X: gtk+

George Ostrouchov ostrouchovg at ornl.gov
Wed Mar 16 20:32:14 CET 2005

Which version of gtk did you use? gtk-1.x, gtk-2.x, or gtk-osx 
(apparently gtk-1.x in carbon)


Byron Ellis wrote:

> You can actually build a Mac version without fink by using the Open 
> Darwin packages (they use standard Mac .pkg files so you could 
> conceivably create a ggobi mpkg) for the gtk dependencies. I managed 
> to do it last December. There are some problems with various plugins 
> unrelated to those packages, but thats a different issue. :-)
> I'm pretty sure you need, dlcompat, gtk, iconv and perhaps others 
> along with the Panther X11.
> On Mar 15, 2005, at 2:10 PM, hadley wickham wrote:
>> Hi George,
>> I've always used the Panther version - however, once you've got the
>> development toolkit installed and ggobi compiled, it seems to work
>> equally well with either.  I prefer the Panther X11 as it tends to
>> integrate slightly nicer with the rest of OS X.  Apart from that, I
>> haven't noticed any differences (not that I can claim to have used
>> either extensively)
>> In the slightly longer term, I think the ggobi team is aiming to
>> produce mac binary build so that this shouldn't be a problem anymore.
>> Hadley

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