EMBOSS on OS X
dmartin at davasg4.msiwtb.dundee.ac.uk
Thu Apr 12 14:56:11 EDT 2001
On Wed, 11 Apr 2001, Jean-Christophe Ame wrote:
> I have installed EMBOSS on MacOSX since the release of the public
> beta ant it works like a charm. There is no problem installing it,
> one needs just to remove -lnsl everywhere in the configure file.
Could you give me a detailed description and I will plug it in to the next
edition of the admin guide. ie. a step by step process. I don't have a Mac
yet (though I should be getting one soon).
Maybe the EMBOSS developers could add a something to the configure script
to deal with OS X?
> >David Martin wrote (to the EMBOSS list):
> >> Has anyone tried compiling and running EMBOSS on MacOS X yet? I can
> >> imagine this being very nice with the X interfaces (Colimate etc).
> >And Richard Phelps wrote (to me personally):
> >> How might I install emboss on Mac Os X??
> >Well, personally, I think I've touched the keyboard of a Mac maybe five times
> >in my life (they're not common here at all), so it's highly unlikely I'll
> >have the pleasure of using MacOS X any time soon.
> >- It would be interesting to know how easily an application with a relatively
> > GNUish installation process compiles and installs on OS X. I would
> > personally be very interested in feedback. (Shouldn't be too difficult by
> > all reports.)
> >- Secondly, there is a project underway (though it's in its early stages yet)
> > to unify packaging systems across a number of BSD-based operating systems,
> > including OS X. In fact, Wilfredo Sanches, the former design lead on OS X,
> > is a developer on this project. Should their work come to fruition, it's
> > possible that the existing FreeBSD port could eventually serve as the basis
> > for installing EMBOSS on OS X as well. :-) See:
> > http://www.openpackages.org/
> >-- Johann
> Jean-Christophe Amé, PhD
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