[Idle-dev] Request for review: IDLE L&F on OSX

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Jun 5 23:16:26 CEST 2006

On 6/5/06, Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com> wrote:
> On 5-jun-2006, at 22:09, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > On 6/5/06, Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com> wrote:
> >> That's expected behaviour due to the way OSX works. There's a
> >> Makefile for building an application bundle (IDLE.app) in Mac/OSX/
> >> IDLE. The easiest way to get the application bundle is to install a
> >> framework build, that will install IDLE.app in /Application/MacPython
> >> 2.5.
> >
> > Can you give me quick instructions on how to do this? You should
> > assume I've never used OSX before (I'm a Linux weenie with a PowerBook
> > laptop).
> That should be easy :-). With the current trunk you just have to add
> '--enable-framework' to the command-line for configure. The usual
> 'make; sudo make install' then installs the framework and applications.

I think you meant "frameworkinstall". It now seems to work -- except
the things I mentioned before (which don't seem to be new?).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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