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Thu Feb 22 17:12:31 CST 2007
The Mac Intel version is quite nicely bundled and though it is more
of an aesthetic thing, I prefer it to the version I was using on my
PPC. I haven't had any problems running it, FWIW.
On Feb 22, 2007, at 3:02 PM, Paul Fons wrote:
> I should have mentioned as well that there is a link on the ifeffit
> wiki page (under Macintosh) to the Jeff's intel version as well as
> the powerpc version (http://cars9.uchicago.edu/iffwiki/Downloads).
> There is an also an explanation there stating X11 is necessary under
> platform notes. I did find something that might be improved. On the
> ifeffit page, there is a link on the first page (http://
> cars9.uchicago.edu/ifeffit/) to "Get the latest version" and if you
> follow that link (http://cars9.uchicago.edu/ifeffit/download.html),
> you are lead to believe that the power pc version is the only version
> for the Mac (there is no explanation otherwise) and the only link
> leads to the powerpc version. We could probably solve some of the
> confusion by adding an Intel Mac to the list. Ultimately, the best
> solution would be to make a "universal installer". First fixing the
> link on the "Get the latest version" would seem to be an easy fix
> (note this isn't a wiki page or I would have fixed it already).
> On Feb 23, 2007, at 12:57 AM, Jeff Terry wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I believe that there is a link to a Mac Intel version of these at the
>> MRCAT home page:
>> There should be an installer for the Intel Macs there. It does
>> require X11 to be installed already.
>> On Feb 22, 2007, at 8:51 AM, Paul Fons wrote:
>>> This is the case -- as I made the mac installer. The x86 mac cpu
>>> version was made by Jeff Terry. I am getting a new macpro notebook
>>> this week so I will start working on the installer sometime soon
>>> hopefully. I am still a little scared by Jeff's saying it wasn't
>>> trivial. Were there a lot of changes necessary? Jeff, could
>>> some of
>>> these be fed back upstream to Matt?
>>> On Feb 22, 2007, at 12:27 PM, Matt Newville wrote:
>>>> Hi Carloine,
>>>> On 2/21/07, Caroline Peacock <clp at noc.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
>>>>> Have just installed the Ifeffit package
>>>>> (feffit-1.2.9-Mac10.4_horae64pre_pkg.dmg) on my Intel Mac
>>>>> (OS X 10.4.8)... Upon double clicking Hephaestus (as instructed in
>>>>> readme) i am prompted to choose either X11 graphics or Aquaterm -
>>>>> either way
>>>>> X11 opens and then nothing...Is this a UNIX based program - from
>>>>> screenshots i guessed it wasn't?
>>>>> Any ideas why it isn't working?
>>>> I'm copying this to the Ifeffit mailing list, as I think someone
>>>> may have a better answer than I can give. Hephaestus does
>>>> X11, but I think the problem is that the Ifeffit-1.2.9 disk
>>>> are all PPC only.
>>>> That is, I think no one has made an installer for Intel Mac.
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