Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: Enfuse/Enblend 3.1 universal plus simple batch tool praise
- UPDATE: Looks like the CVS checkout instructions are now on the Wiki
page, or maybe I just missed them before...
On Jan 1, 2008, at 5:07 PM, Alan Pinstein wrote:
> I am a Mac developer... hopefully I can help out my fellow Mac
> enthusiasts here...
> It is relatively easy to get Enfuse working, if you are willing to do
> a little work and aren't afraid of the command line.
> The instructions posted here are almost perfect: http://
> They just leave out the download of the enfuse code (do it after step
> 2 of "Build Environment"), with:
> cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@...:/cvsroot/enblend
> (just hit enter twice to use the "anonymous" username and no password)
> cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@...:/cvsroot/
> enblend co -P enblend
> (I would've updated the wiki but I don't see an edit button even
> though I'm logged in).
> Anyway, these directions are great and I got it working immediately
> following these directions (after a couple of hours of trying to find
> a static binary and then trying to find the 3.0.x code with enfuse in
> I could investigate building a statically-linked executable (ie a Mac
> binary) but there are lots of dependencies and that could take
> several hours of work to put everything together. It's been a while
> since I built a static executable...
> Enfuse is working great and fast on the Mac. I think it works faster
> on the mac than on the PC via parallels (although that might be
> Mac users - if you play a lot with open source stuff, it is really
> worth your time to learn a bit about Fink. Fink is a package manager
> for OS X (you can also look at DarwinPorts, which is another
> alternative, in fact I use both). It makes it really easy to install
> many open source apps on the Mac and will give you access to lots of
> new capabilities. The open source world is largely based on package
> managers for accessing open source apps, since they build on top of
> each other a lot.
> The Mac is an amazing development environment for open source. This
> wasn't true 5 years ago, but many in the open source community
> develop on Macs, and Apple is involved and supportive of the
> community. Nowadays most open source projects work seamlessly on Mac
> from day 1.
> Best of luck with getting Enfuse set up. It's definitely worth it.
> Enfuse is amazing. It is basically a perfect algorithm for what most
> people "try" to do with HDR for realistic panoramas and stills, which
> is to get good exposure for every part of a scene.
> If people really want a static binary for the Mac and don't want to
> wait for the official package, try putting together a bounty for
> it... http://bountycounty.org/
> On Dec 31, 2007, at 1:17 PM, Roger Howard wrote:
> > I didn't mean myself - my role has been very, very limited as
> > the real heroes are the guys who toil on PanoTools, enblend/enfuse,
> > Hugin, and of course the commercial developers of great tools like
> > PTGUI, PTMac, etc.
> > I'm just following in others (large) footsteps to try to make use of
> > their great works (and maybe help others do the same if it
> happens to
> > work that way!).
> > Joergen Geerds wrote:
> > >
> > > well, i am certainly very grateful for all your help
> > > on compiling/posting current versions of enfuseblend
> > > and i do not complain about anything. you deserve
> > > praise for taking it on, since you are the only mac
> > > person i know who seems to be able to create working
> > > binaries. i tried to create a binary of the current
> > > panolib, but failed miserably.
> > >
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- Luca Vascon wrote:
> I'd add Luca Vascon, also does not want to learn!!which is perfectly acceptable since you patiently wait for binaries
and for the icons you teach, you don't need to learn :-)