Compiling and using master on macOS
st.witt at gmx.net
Sun Mar 15 20:37:44 UTC 2020
Am 15.03.2020 um 17:16 schrieb Daniel <xracoonx at gmx.de>:
> I am about to try compiling and using master on macOS. I just has a look at INSTALL.MacOSX. It mentions Qt version 4. That seems a bit outdated. But I guess that I am looking at the latest guide to compile on macOS, right?
Yes, it’s outdated. It should work with Qt4 - but Qt4 cannot be used on recent macOS.
Basically I’m using the script LyX-Mac-binary-release.sh in development folder. That’s much easier than other options, IMO.
First step is to install Xcode and the automake and/or cmake utilities. This can be done with macports or homebrew. I’m using macports.
Second step is to get Qt5 - as source or binary distribution. I’m using the source tarball and build Qt5 myself.
Optional components are the spell checker and libmagic frameworks.
Finally I start development/LyX-Mac-binary-release.sh with
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