[lazarus] Freepascal/Lazarus newbie
Marius Popa Adrian
mapopa at reea.net
Wed Aug 20 16:44:31 EDT 2003
On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 18:11:32 +0100
"Kim Boulton" <kim at evolutioncreative.net> wrote:
> What's a gtk?
> Is there any tutorial or any information to get me started on this bearing
> in mind I have very little experience of Linux and have only had MacOsX
> installed for a few days. It all looks very confusing at the moment.
> I just want to port my Delphi applications to MacOs X without having to
> rewrite them from scratch in C.
> > I don't if there is a gtk for Mac OS and how stable it is. If there is
> > no stable gtk for MacOs, then we 'll have to write a new
> > interface(object) for it. That could take much longer (think years,
> > looking at the win32 interface) than porting fpc to the Mac OS.
> > Vincent.
Gtk is described at www.gtk.org
as for installing it on macosx i think
you need to install XFree and then gnome (uses gtk libs)
So you have lazarus(lcl)->gtk->Xfree
Don't ask me how to do these 'coze touched the macosx only once (at a friend)
In the future (1-2 years) you need to use native controls so you can delete XFree and gtk
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