Fun with MacOS (NOT) [was Re: Announceing subsurface 1.2]
Henrik Brautaset Aronsen
subsurface at henrik.synth.no
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 Subsurface.app, and distribute that in a DMG archive.
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