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dynamically linked libraries on Mac OS X?

Tim Cutts timc at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Fri Feb 6 03:29:29 EST 2004

In article <B073A668-5732-11D8-AE20-00306556953E at mail.mcgill.ca>,
Douglas Hoen  <douglas.hoen at mail.mcgill.ca> wrote:
>I wish to install acedb on a Mac OS X system (10.2.8). I would prefer 
>to install the "non-statically linked" version. (That is, I think I 
>would prefer it, although I'm not totally sure why. Is there an 
>important reason to do so?). To do so, I see that I need the GNU 
>readline, GTK, GDK, and  Glib libraries. Is there a way to see if I 
>have these or if they are even available for this operating system?

All these libraries are available as part of the Fink distribution of
UNIX tools for MacOS X.  ACeDB, while not part of Fink, at least used to
be distributed for OS X as a Fink-compatible package too.

For information on Fink, see:



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