Mac issues Re: Language warning in preferences is annoying
dirk at hohndel.org
Fri Dec 13 09:16:53 UTC 2013
On Fri, 2013-12-13 at 18:08 +0100, Anton Lundin wrote:
> On 13 December, 2013 - Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> > On Fri, 2013-12-13 at 09:01 +0100, Robert Helling wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On 12.12.2013, at 06:53, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > if you open the Subsurface preferences dialog for
> > > > the first time on a machine (or for the first time since we added the
> > > > language selection), the state of the language selection ended up
> > > > inconsistent -
> > >
> > > speaking of which: On my Mac, the language selection is completely empty. Both for self built and for the last beta DMG from the webpage. But it does in fact use the German locale for me.
> > I am finally back home and have access to my Mac again. My UPS failed
> > while I was gone and took one of the routers in my home network (don't
> > ask). I'll take a look at that if no one else gets to it first.
> > But please file a blocker bug on this one.
> > > To other things I noticed:
> > >
> > > It still seems to use the local marble libs that I have installed. This results results in a crash when running the from the downloaded DMG unless I delete them from /usr/local/lib
> > I wish I knew what to do about it. It's clear that Marble has some
> > hard-coded paths and prefers them to whatever we do when trying to tell
> > it where to find its files.
> > We may have to patch the Marble sources for our Mac builds.
> I would guess that this could have something to do with that the marble
> for Mac OS X is built with -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local ?
Well, yes. But whichever prefix you choose you'll be in trouble... I
have considered using the same nasty hack I did for our Gtk libs
(building them with /Applications/Subsurface.app/Contents/Resources as
the install prefix) but then people trying to run the binary from a
mounted DMG will see things fail.
It's really annoying. Fundamentally a library on a Mac MUST NOT make
assumptions about existing paths that aren't relative to
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