On 2009-May-04 , at 14:23 , Joshua A. Andler wrote:
We especially need testers (and bug fixers) for Windows and OSX. We
a tendency to have a number of platform specific bugs, so all the help
we can get would be appreciated.
If you are a Windows or OSX user, you too can be a big help, simply by
browsing the bug tracker and see if you can reproduce the bug, and
add a comment on the bug one way or the other. No technical
I've put up a recent enough build for OS X on Modevia, for people to
It is revision 21262 (we are at 21285 as of 2009-05-04 15:44:16). I
will try to stay current during the bug hunt phase but would welcome
help. Jon, you actually code for Inkscape on OS X as far as I know.
Would you mind adding the upload of a few builds to your daily burden?
Plus, there is always the chance that some stuff work when compiled on
my machine but not on others (yes our build process is kind of flaky).
However, this build is for Leopard Intel only. And others are left in
- Tiger PPC/Intel
- Leopard PPC
- Panther: I think we can safely drop support (MacPort and Fink
dropped support already and without them providing the libraries it
will make the task insurmountable for us).
I haven't tried producing universal builds yet. Michael, how up-to-
date is the information regarding that on the wiki?
Will you be doing universal builds at some point? Should I tackle that?
I would be nice to have current recent builds for all of the above at
least for the About Screen contest.