I don't recall any more what the exact messages were when I tried to compile 
with and without FINK.  It's on this list about 3+ years ago if somebody wants 
to look it up.  It's not that important though.  I was just curious if anybody 
out there ever got TN5250 or X5250 running under OSX and how it behaved?  On 
all my 10.3 and higher machines I have X11 installed by default incase I care 
to run a X11 app like Open Office or a couple of others programs that require 
it.  Like I said I was just curious of others experiences with getting and 
running TN5250 under OSX.  If you'd like to E-mail me a PPC binary of TN5250 
for OSX I'd appreciate it.    
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carey Evans" <carey.evans@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: linux5250@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [LINUX5250] OSX Compile
> Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 22:33:57 +1200
> 
> 
> Scott Klement wrote:
> > Do you get an error message when you try to compile it?  Can you 
> > post that message here.
> >
> > I don't have an OSX machine, but TN5250 compiles nicely on 
> > FreeBSD, so if anything, the changes to make it run on OSX should 
> > be minor.
> 
> I just tried compiling it on Mac OS X 10.3. The only problem I had
> compiling TN5250 from CVS was that the version of autoconf was too old;
> I installed a later version from Fink and had no problems at all. This
> wouldn't be a problem with a released tar ball anyway.
> 
> It's still a curses program, so it doesn't integrate well with the way
> Mac OS X works. I don't know enough about the Mac yet to do anything
> about this. I also don't have a version of Xcode installed that can
> generate universal binaries.
> 
> Fred, how would you expect a simple Unix terminal or X11 program to run
> and be distributed on OS X? A native GUI is probably not realistic in
> the short term, but I can do a single "tn5250" PowerPC binary.
> 
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