[OS X TeX] Re: Leopard, MacTeX2007 and gv

David Watson dewatson at mac.com
Sat Jun 28 09:58:55 EDT 2008

Is the Xaw3d library compiled for the intel architechture?

If so, using 'file libXaw3d.dylib' (or whatever it is called) should  
give something like

/usr/local/bin/lumper: Mach-O universal binary with 2 architectures
/usr/local/bin/lumper (for architecture i386):	Mach-O executable i386
/usr/local/bin/lumper (for architecture ppc):	Mach-O executable ppc

Maybe Xaw3d has only been compiled for PPC, and some test in the  
configure script fails because of that?


On Jun 28, 2008, at 2:29 AM, Eric van der Oord wrote:

> Hi Rob,
> I get he following message :
> 	configure: error: Unable to find a valid Xaw3d library. Please  
> install it and rerun configure.
> Of course I installed Xaw3d wih i-installer before.
> I guess there is some path problem...
> Eric
> Le 28 juin 08 à 01:23, Rob Rye a écrit :
>> Hi Eric,
>> No need to say goodbye to gv:
>> GNU is maintaining gv and their source appears to install fine on  
>> my machine.
>> The following procedure worked fine for me on a PPC machine running  
>> Leopard 10.5.3
>> 1. Install Xaw3d using i-Installer
>> 2. Download source for gv from gnu at http://www.gnu.org/software/gv/
>> 3. Open a terminal window and go to your downloads folder
>> 4. tar -xvzf gv-3.6.4.tar.gz
>> 5. cd gv-3.6.4
>> 6. ./configure
>> 7. make
>> 8. sudo make install
>> gv should now be available. Just call it from /usr/local/bin/gv  
>> (unless you told configure to put it somewhere else)
>> If you try steps 2-8 without installing Xaw3d (or re-installing it  
>> as the case may be) gv will not configure properly and make is not  
>> available. However, Gerben's version of Xaw3d is precisely what I  
>> configured gv against...
>> I have had no troubles with my installation of gv after following  
>> this procedure, though I grant I don't use it a lot.
>> Cheers,
>> Rob

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