[ggo-discussion] Re: Feature Suggestion: Intel based glGo.app on MacOS X

  • From: "David C. Oshel" <dcoshel@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ggo-discussion@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 02 Aug 2008 09:59:57 -0500

Hi, Peter --

How about Ubuntu package compatibility?  The Linux versions of glGo do
not currently install "out of the box".  Thanks.  I am running gGo (Java
Web Start) as a work-around, which is more than satisfactory ... but
it's not glGo ;-)


David C. Oshel        mailto:grikdog@xxxxxxxxx
Cedar Rapids, Iowa    http://grikdog.blogspot.com
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崔 巍 wrote:
> Dear author:
>      I noticed that glGo 1.4 on IGS web page is built in PPC
> architecture, which is fully supported on OSX 10.3. But Mac had turned
> to Intel processor for years, and PPC software runs really slow on
> Intel Macs. It is known that on the future OSX 10.6, PPC software is
> no longer supported on Mac. So I suggest that glGo group should update
> glGo to make it an Universal Binary applications which support both
> Intel and PPC. Universal apps also runs faster on OSX 10.4 and 10.5.
>      Thanks for your great works!
>      Best wishes
> Wei Cui

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