[geany/geany-osx] 477bfe: Various updates of README
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Sat Nov 2 20:30:06 UTC 2019
Author: Jiří Techet <techet at gmail.com>
Committer: Jiří Techet <techet at gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 20:30:06 UTC
Various updates of README
66 lines changed, 31 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)
@@ -1,12 +1,12 @@
-Geany for Mac OS
-Geany for Mac OS is a project that contains all the necessary configuration
+Geany for macOS
+Geany for macOS is a project that contains all the necessary configuration
files, themes, scripts and instructions to create the Geany app bundle and
-a dmg installer image for Mac OS.
+a dmg installer image for macOS.
-The Mac OS binaries can be downloaded from the Geany Releases page:
+The macOS binaries can be downloaded from the Geany Releases page:
@@ -20,12 +20,12 @@ A brief description of the contents of the project directory:
* *Mojave-light-solid*: Mojave GTK 3 Theme
* *Papirus, Papirus-Dark*: Papirus GTK 3 icon theme with lots of unneeded
icons removed to save space.
-* *iconbuilder.iconset*: contains source icons for the bundle.
+* *iconbuilder.iconset*: source Geany icons for the bundle.
* *patches*: various patches fixing dependencies to enable bundling.
* *utils*: various utility scripts.
### Configuration files
-* *Info.plist*: Mac OS application configuration file containing some basic
+* *Info.plist*: macOS application configuration file containing some basic
information such as application name, version, etc. but also additional
configuration including file types the application can open.
* *geany.bundle*: configuration file describing the contents of the app bundle.
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ A brief description of the contents of the project directory:
-For more general instructions about building and bundling Mac OS applications
+For more general instructions about building and bundling macOS applications
@@ -52,15 +52,15 @@ building and bundling Geany.
-* OS X
* Xcode and command-line tools
To create the bundle, you need to first install JHBuild and GTK as described below.
1. Create a new account for jhbuild (not necessary but this makes sure
- jhbuild will not interfere with some other command-line tools installed
+ jhbuild does not interfere with some other command-line tools installed
on your system).
2. Get `gtk-osx-setup.sh` by
@@ -78,29 +78,30 @@ To create the bundle, you need to first install JHBuild and GTK as described bel
to set path to jhbuild installed in the previous step.
-4. Update the `setup_sdk()` call in `~/.jhbuildrc-custom` to something like
+4. Add the following lines to `~/.jhbuildrc-custom`:
setup_sdk(target="10.9", sdk_version="native", architectures=["x86_64"])
- so the build creates a 64-bit binary that works on OS X 10.9 and later.
- OS X 10.9 is the first version which uses libc++ by default which is
- now required by Scintilla and VTE libraries because of C++11 support.
+ With this settings, the build creates a 64-bit binary that works on
+ macOS 10.9 and later. macOS 10.9 is the first version which uses
+ libc++ by default which is now required by Scintilla and VTE libraries
+ because of C++11 support. By default, jhbuild compiles without
+ optimization flags. The `setup_release()` call enables optimizations.
-5. By default, jhbuild compiles without optimization flags. To enable
- optimization, add `setup_release()` at the end of `~/.jhbuildrc-custom`.
-6. Install GTK and all of its dependencies by running the following
+5. Install GTK and all of its dependencies by running the following
jhbuild bootstrap-gtk-osx && jhbuild build meta-gtk-osx-freetype meta-gtk-osx-bootstrap meta-gtk-osx-gtk3
-1. Docutils will fail if you do not set the following environment variables:
export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8; export LANG=en_US.UTF-8; export PYTHON=python3
+ (docutils fails when you do not set these variables).
2. To build Geany, plugins and all of their dependencies, run one of
the following commands inside the `geany-osx` directory depending on
@@ -117,7 +118,7 @@ Geany Installation
-1. To build the binary launcher, run
+1. To build the launcher binary, run
xcodebuild -project Launcher/geany/geany.xcodeproj
@@ -142,26 +143,21 @@ Bundling
-5. Optionally, if you have a development account at Apple and want to sign the
- resulting bundle so it can be started without warning dialogs, use
+5. Optionally, if you have a development account at Apple and want to
+ sign the resulting bundle, get the list of signing identities by
- export SIGN_CERTIFICATE="your certificate name"
+ security find-identity -p codesigning
- The certificate should be installed in your login keychain. You can get the
- certificate name by running
+ and use the whole string within apostrophes which contains
+ "Developer ID Application: ..." in the following command:
- security find-identity -p codesigning
+ export SIGN_CERTIFICATE="Developer ID Application: ..."
- and checking for "Developer ID Application" - the whole name in apostrophes is
- the certificate name.
1. Get the `create-dmg` script from
@@ -175,7 +171,7 @@ Distribution
from within the `geany-osx` directory. If the `SIGN_CERTIFICATE` variable is
- defined, the image gets signed by the specified certificate.
+ defined (see above), the image gets signed by the specified certificate.
3. Optionally, to get the image notarized by
[Apple notary service](https://developer.apple.com/documentation/security/notarizing_your_app_before_distribution),
@@ -199,7 +195,7 @@ have to be performed during normal bundle/installer creation:
and run the script. Copy the output of the script to the marked
place in `Info.plist`.
-* Before the release update the Geany version and copyright years inside
+* Before the release, update the Geany version and copyright years inside
`Info.plist` and `create_dmg.sh`. Also update the `-release` targets in
`geany.modules` file to point to the new release. Dependencies inside
`geany.modules` can also be updated to newer versions.
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