[sword-devel] BibleTime Windows and Mac packages

Manfred Bergmann bergmannmd at web.de
Sat Apr 18 02:41:14 MST 2009

Is there a reason you install it to /usr instead of /Applications on  
the Mac?


Am 18.04.2009 um 08:03 schrieb Eeli Kaikkonen:

> I forward this from bt-devel because some people here might be  
> interested on Windows and Mac binaries (see 2) and 3) below) of  
> BibleTime.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [bt-devel] CPack and other patches
> Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 00:17:14 -0500
> From: Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: BibleTime development <bt-devel at crosswire.org>
> To: BibleTime development <bt-devel at crosswire.org>
> On http://www.crosswire.org/~ghellings/bibletime you should be able
> now to find the following files:
> 1) Bt-with-Qt4.5.zip - a file which consists of all my BibleTime build
> directories from Windows.  You can unzip it into, e.g.,
> C:\Bt-with-Qt4.5 (where I had it), run CMake across the bibletime-svn
> and bibletime-build directories, then open Bibletime\Bibletime.sln and
> things should build for you.  YMMV, but I'll try to help out as much
> as possible.  You'll need your own build of Qt in order for this to
> work.  Please let me know of problems you have, including if I'm
> breaking GPL/LGPL licenses with it, but I think all the sources for
> everything but Qt are included.  You'll still need to set a few
> environment variables before running CMake: QTDIR needs to point to
> the root of the Qt build you're using and BOOST_ROOT to the base of
> the boost_1_38_0\ directory under this unpackaged folder.
> 2) bibletime-2.0.0alpha3-win32.exe - an installer, built with CPack,
> that should install everything needed for users of BibleTime on
> Windows.  Again, YMMV, but I've actually tested it, this time, on my
> XP virtual machine and everything installs and runs.  I'm not able to
> get the SVG files running on XP, but there is a QtSvg4.dll and
> QtSvgd4.dll in the 4.5.0 build -- getting those linked in properly (I
> modified CMakeLists.txt to link in the SVG libraries, but I they don't
> seem to be used) might solve our issue of that display.
> 3) bibletime-2.0.0alpha3-Darwin.dmg - an installer I built, also with
> CPack, as a first attempt at getting the system to operate as it is
> supposed to.  If someone with a non-development Mac could test it out
> and give feedback, it'd be great to help me in figuring out exactly
> what libraries are needed in the install pack.
> 4) CMake.diff -- a patch file that makes all the above possible.  It
> includes the patches that make this possible and I've tested them on
> both Windows and Macintosh.
> Any feedback from others?  We can certainly extend the CPack material
> to cover other package systems.  It'd be nice to hear if I'm chasing
> shadows or if this is a good direction for me to pursue.  I got no
> feedback on the patch I posted here yesterday that dealt with all the
> issues except for the CPack.  The patch in there now includes the one
> from yesterday with a few fixes.
> --Greg
> --Greg
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