Fun with MacOS (NOT) [was Re: Announceing subsurface 1.2]

Henrik Brautaset Aronsen subsurface at
Sat Dec 10 03:23:05 PST 2011

At Fri Dec 9 11:11:06 PST 2011, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> The Mac installer, on the other hand, has all the files included but
> somehow doesn't always install all of them - and I have no idea why. It
> seems if you already have a library with the same name and a lower
> version (WTF???) it doesn't overwrite this. So I'm playing with the idea
> of moving copies of all libraries into /Applications/Subsurface
> Which is funny, as that is manually recreating DLL hell from Windows on
> a Unix type system that /could/ easily get this right.

We shouldn't have an installer on Mac.  The "Mac way" is to have 
everything we need in, and distribute that in a DMG archive.


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