AbiWord for Intel?

Tim Johnson tim at akwebsoft.com
Sun Nov 27 16:25:53 PST 2011

* Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> [111126 10:17]:
> On Nov 26, 2011, at 10:22, Tim Johnson wrote:
> > I've made several attempts to install abiword, both with macports
> > and have also tried a couple of binaries that I downloaded.
> > All (including the macports build) are for PowerPC. 
> > Is there a variant that will allow me to build abiwork for my intel
> > mac? (2011 Mac Mini, Lion)
> The abiword port is odd; it installs from a binary.
> There is a use_source variant but I don't think it works right
> now.
> Someone nice should update the port to the latest version and fix
> it so it just builds from source always like a normal port.
> It looks like somebody has just done this a couple days ago.
> Please test the portfile attached here:
> https://trac.macports.org/ticket/17012
  Thanks for that. I've downloaded the portfile, but at this time am
  unsure of how to use it.
  Am currently reading http://guide.macports.org/

  Should I add an entry to /opt/local/etc/macports/sources.conf?
tim at tee jay forty nine dot com or akwebsoft dot com

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