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Re: 64 bit MacOS version + Apple Silicon version

From: Marnen Laibow-Koser
Subject: Re: 64 bit MacOS version + Apple Silicon version
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 15:22:04 -0400

On Thu, Apr 22, 2021 at 3:17 PM David Kastrup <dak@gnu.org> wrote:

> Carl Sorensen <c_sorensen@byu.edu> writes:
> > On 4/22/21, 9:49 AM, "Bart Kummel" <bart@kummelweb.nl> wrote:
> >
> >     I think you should re-consider this comment: "The other option is
> ditching
> >     LilyPad and doing a Darwin-only version of LilyPond, assuming that
> we can
> >     do this with suitably free components.", by David Kastrup. I don't
> think
> >     many people are using the limited editor LilyPad. There are a lot of
> better
> >     tools available (Frescobaldi). I'd rather have a native LilyPond
> without
> >     the *Pad, than having to compile it myself or rely on a Docker
> solution.
> >
> > This implies that the only reason we need Apple's SDK is for compiling
> > the LilyPad editor.  Is that true?
> I think there were also native font libraries involved but they might
> likely be replaced with more generic ones at some loss of versatility.

I’ll refresh my memory, but I don’t recall any native font libraries,
though I think I did have to install some MacPorts font packages.

LilyPad is mostly useful so that the .app bundle has *some* GUI.  I’d
rather bundle Frescobaldi than LilyPad, but the advantages of a
self-contained .app bundle are too big to give up.

> --
> David Kastrup


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