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Re: GDL2 - patches for OSX (1)

From: Nicola Pero
Subject: Re: GDL2 - patches for OSX (1)
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 13:15:34 +0000 (GMT)

> Apple's ProjectBuilder doesn't use Makefiles by default: they use jam 
> instead of make, and the jam file is created on-the-fly by PB during 
> compilation. No risk of cluttering Makefiles.
> Headers need some modifications, whatever make system is used, because 
> I use Apple's Foundation instead of GNUstep's.
> I don't know whether Nicola wants to support Apple's runtime too: do 
> the makefiles support it, or do they support only GNUstep's?

Yes - they support Apple's frameworks and runtime.

> Personally I prefer using PB, because I find it's a good IDE. I can 
> easily maintain project, perform changes, searches, edition of code. Of 
> course it's a different make system that would need to be maintained 
> separately.
> Anyway, if you prefer not including in the official distribution, no 
> problem: I will maintain it and provide people an up-to-date version, 
> as well as for other projects like gnustep base, gsantlr and gsweb. I 
> let you maintain your makefiles, I won't use them: my target is OSX 
> currently.

I see your point - I can understand that it's easier for you to use PB.  
I don't think this is a problem - as soon as you make sure to update the
GNUmakefiles as well whenever you make a change. :-)

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