[OSM-dev] perl GD on Mac OS X
richard at systemeD.net
Tue May 15 10:11:21 BST 2007
David Earl wrote:
> Can someone who's done it give me some pointers on how to get GD included as
> a perl package on Mac OS X (Darwin).
The definitive guide used to be here
and that's what I used to install the relevant libraries. Sadly, that
page has now disappeared, but this seems to be a verbatim copy:
If you follow the instructions there it should be pretty painless.
> One other thing: inkscape requires X11; but to run tiles at home doesn't need a
> windowing environment. So do I really need to install X? (Please tell me
Sadly, yes, you do need to install X11 for a bunch of Unixy stuff on
OS X. On the upside, installing X11 is just a simple double-click
operation thanks to Apple's nice prepackaged installer thing.
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