[Mattricks] Mattricks for Macintosh

Ragnar Ouchterlony ragnar at lysator.liu.se
Thu Jun 3 12:28:29 CEST 2004

On Mon, 31 May 2004, Nils Loeffel wrote:

> Is your Mattricks Programm also for Macintosh?
> Greez Guergue
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Yes, Mattricks should work for Macintosh too.

So, here is I hope a complete list on how to get Mattricks to work (I

1. Download and install python 2.3 for Mac OS X (either from apple or

2. Download and install wxpython 2.4 for macintosh on www.wxpython.org.

3. Download and install pyxml from http://pyxml.sourceforge.net/
   For this it is the .tar.gz that should be downloaded.

4. From this mattricks-list message
   Kent Karlsson wrote the following should be done too:

   # curl http://undefined.org/python/pimp/bsddb-4.1.6.darwin-6.6-Power_Macintosh.tar.gz > bsddb.tgz
   # tar xzvf bsddb.tgz
   # mv  ./Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/lib/python2.3/site-packages/_bsddb.so .
   # install_name_tool -change /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/Python /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/Python _bsddb.so
   # mv _bsddb.so /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/lib/python2.3/

   He also mentioned this:

Please report too if these steps actually work and if it doesn't, what did
not work and try to find the reason for that it didn't work.


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