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Re: Mac port work
On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 11:32 AM, Tobias Weber <towb@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 21.07.2010, at 11:23, Jaap Karssenberg wrote:
>> Have a look at the website there are instruction on how to get zim work using mac ports.
> I was not referring to the MacPorts project. I don't use it because I want native Gtk without X11.
Ok, last time I checked it was quite a pain to compile. If you have
some tips / instructions on how to get this stack to work I would be
happy to add that to the website.
>> Zim should definitely be able to work without desktop entry files.
> It cannot save preferences when no file browser is selected, for example.
>> In fact I run it daily on windows without any XDG support.
> Windows is special-cased in the source and uses os.startfile, which is not available on OS X.
Hmm, didn't think of that. I think mac has a generic "open" command
isn't it? If you add a desktop file for that to share/zim/applications
it should work (similar to the one we have there for xdg-open). Those
desktop files are zim specific, so no need for generic XDG support on
mac for this.
If you open a bug report for this I'll make sure it gets fixed.