[brailleblaster] Re: Where can I find Mercurial for the Mac?

Alex,

The Braille Note MPower is supported. It does not have a USB port for 
the Braille display, so it would require a USB-to-serial adapter. 

John

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 03:53:13PM -0700, Alex Jurgensen wrote:
> Hi John,
> 
> I am afraid that the USB to Serial adapter approach will not work as far as I 
> am aware. The Mac doesn't seem to support any serial adapters.
> 
> You can use MacHG from the command-Line. It says that it is a GUI tool, but 
> it has the command-line tools for Mercurial included.
> 
> The Mac Update URL for Mac HG is: 
> http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/36098/machg .
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> Regards,
> Alex,
> 
> 
> On 2011-07-23, at 2:45 PM, John J. Boyer wrote:
> 
> > Alex,
> > 
> > Where can I obtain MacHG? Can you give me a direct URL for downloading 
> > it? I assume I can run it from the command line using ssh. That is how I 
> > am working on my Mac right now. When I get a USB-to-serial adapter I'll 
> > connect my Braille Note and use Voiceover. 
> > 
> > I looked at the Murcurial download site, but I couldn't find anything to 
> > download. This happens to me all the time. Why are websites set up like 
> > that?
> > 
> > John
> >     
> > On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 01:03:36PM -0700, Alex Jurgensen wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> I use an Open-Source program called MacHG for this.
> >> 
> >> It has its own internal version of thee command-line tool and therefore 
> >> does not depend on external tools.
> >> 
> >> Regards,
> >> Alex,
> >> 
> >> 
> >> On 2011-07-23, at 6:25 AM, Michael Whapples wrote:
> >> 
> >>> Hello,
> >>> The official mercurial website has installer packages for the Mac. On the 
> >>> actual downloads page it has different versions for which version of 
> >>> MacOSX you are running. Make sure you choose your correct version of 
> >>> MacOSX as it relies on the python version included in MacOSX and it is 
> >>> different for different versions of MacOSX (eg. in Lion it is python 2.7 
> >>> but in snow leopard it is python2.6).
> >>> 
> >>> Here is a direct link to the downloads page for mercurial 
> >>> http://mercurial.selenic.com/downloads/
> >>> 
> >>> Michael Whapples
> >>> On 23 Jul 2011, at 12:28, John J. Boyer wrote:
> >>> 
> >>>> Installing Mercurial from source is tricky, so i would like the 
> >>>> equivalent of an rpm that includes all dependencies, even a version of 
> >>>> Python.
> >>>> 
> >>>> Incidentally, it turned tou that the version of pkg-config to use for an 
> >>>> initial install is 0.22. The version I initially downloaded, 0.26, is 
> >>>> evidentally intended as an upgrade. 0.22 works fine.
> >>>> 
> >>>> John
> >>>> 
> >>>> -- 
> >>>> John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
> >>>> Abilitiessoft, Inc.
> >>>> http://www.abilitiessoft.com
> >>>> Madison, Wisconsin USA
> >>>> Developing software for people with disabilities
> >>>> 
> >>>> 
> >>> 
> >> 
> > 
> > -- 
> > John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
> > Abilitiessoft, Inc.
> > http://www.abilitiessoft.com
> > Madison, Wisconsin USA
> > Developing software for people with disabilities
> > 
> > 
> 

-- 
John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
Abilitiessoft, Inc.
http://www.abilitiessoft.com
Madison, Wisconsin USA
Developing software for people with disabilities


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