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Help with Mac Porting
- From: Perry Smith <pedz at easesoftware dot net>
- To: MSX to GCC <gcc-help at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 11:20:50 -0600
- Subject: Help with Mac Porting
I may be asked to port an Adobe Photoshop plug-in from the PC to the
Mac. There are so many new Mac terms I am a bit intimidated an
The Apple people want developers to use XCode but XCode only creates
Mach-O executables. Photoshop before CS2 used "PEF" executables.
So, the Adobe SDK suggests using Metrowerks which is suppose to be
able to produce both types.
I find both Metrowerks and Xcode to be utterly useless. I would much
rather have an emacs, gmake, cscope environment. I find it much more
Can gcc and the GNU tools create a PEF executable? (I don't even
know what the difference between a "PEF" and a Mach-O executable
is.) I will be running on a Mac OS X (10.4) platform if that makes