[Vm-dev] current steps for Mac VM build?

John M McIntosh johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Wed Apr 15 03:34:29 UTC 2009

Let me review the mac build steps, it's been a few years.
however in 2007 if you followed them you could build it. I think the  
only change is that vmmaker comes from squeaksource now.
So give me a few hours.

On 14-Apr-09, at 8:17 PM, Andreas Raab wrote:

> Jay Hardesty wrote:
>> Thanks very much for the info.  But unfortunately now much more  
>> confused
>> than before.
>> I'm deploying on OSX 10.5.6 (intel)
>> Following the steps Andreas Raab listed (and if he's confused, then  
>> I'm
>> feeling hopeless):
> Remember that I said it was shorthand so that I would recall what  
> I've done if I ever had to do it again.
>> - Which "Speech" to download from Squeak-39-alpha (there are several
>> Speech-* files there)?
> It doesn't really matter; just pick the newest Monticello version.  
> The point is that you need a pool dictionary that is included in the  
> Speech package before you can attempt to load VMMaker.
>> - "Load Freetype somehow"? Is this resolved?
> No. It's a PITA to get this done. Unfortunately I didn't write this  
> up in detail but I *think* what I did was first loading Freetype  
> from Universes and then loading the Freetype-Plugin package from  
> Impara. Or something along those lines. I don't recall.
> Good luck with it. Please do keep notes as you move along because  
> they'll help us to get better instructions in place.
> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
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