[erlang-questions] got wx working with R15B on OS X Lion

Wes James <>
Wed Feb 8 20:34:33 CET 2012


I just did this on a new machine and realize that

./configure

should be

./configure --enable-m32-build

for wxwidgets to work on Lion.

-wes

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:45 PM, Wes James <> wrote:
> How to get wx working in Erlang R15B on OS X Lion.  (this is one way,
> maybe there are others??)
>
> 1. install mac ports ( http://www.macports.org/ )
> 2. run: sudo port -f install wxwidgets
> 3. in .bashrc add:
>
> export LDFLAGS='-L/opt/local/lib'
> export CPPFLAGS='-I/opt/local/include'
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/local/lib
> export LD_INCLUDE_PATH=/opt/local/include
>
> 4. download Erlang R15B from erlang.org or
>
> git clone https://github.com/erlang/otp.git
>
> 5. in the src folder run:
>
>  ./otp_build autoconf
> ./configure
> make
> make install
>
> (maybe one of the otp_buld options does these three installing in /usr/local ??)
>
> 6. run erl
>
> 7. run wx:demo(). to check if it runs
>
> I saw that there is a mac port of R14B04 that I was going to try next here:
>
> http://www.macports.org/ports.php?by=category&substr=erlang
>
> But R15B is working now, but with this error when running programs:
>
>
> 2011-12-20 20:26:25.547 beam.smp[28373:e0b] CFURLCreateWithString was
> passed this invalid URL string: '/Syst\
> em/Library/CoreServices/CommonCocoaPanels.bundle' (a file system path
> instead of an URL string). The URL cre\
> ated will not work with most file URL functions.
> CFURLCreateWithFileSystemPath or CFURLCreateWithFileSystemP\
> athRelativeToBase should be used instead.
>
> The wx gui debugger is so much better than the xwindow version on OS X
> Lion.  The worst thing was the pin-wheel of death when a window was
> resized from the bottom right corner.  The only resize that would work
> was clicking on the green maximize button at the top left of a window.
>
> -wes



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