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Old 10-22-2014, 05:58 PM
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Originally Posted by scriptless View Post
Ok. I've setup gtkmm on my mac mini before. If I do manage to compile I can give instructions for os x. Going to be alot of playing around and adjusting. If you don't mind me asking how come the libraries went all included in the git hub project?
The purpose of git is to help track the changes we make to our code. The libraries have their own git repositories (or similar).

Linux desktop applications tend to depend on dozens if not hundred of other packages being installed on the system. Installing the application, all the libraries the application depends on, and the libraries those libraries depend on is usually handled by the operating system on unix (which is what I think macports is trying to implement on OS X). It's not the role of git.

Edit: I believe homebrew is an alternative to macports but I have no experience with that either.

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