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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: Enfuse/Enblend 3.1 universal plus simple batch tool praise

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  • Alan Pinstein
    UPDATE: Looks like the CVS checkout instructions are now on the Wiki page, or maybe I just missed them before... ... [Non-text portions of this message have
    Message 1 of 43 , Jan 1, 2008
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      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://
      > wiki.panotools.org/Enblend_Compiling_OSX
      >
      > 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
      > login
      >
      > (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
      > it...)
      >
      > 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
      > expected).
      >
      > 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/
      >
      > Regards,
      > Alan
      >
      > On Dec 31, 2007, at 1:17 PM, Roger Howard wrote:
      >
      > > I didn't mean myself - my role has been very, very limited as
      > usual...
      > > 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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    • Yuval Levy
      ... which is perfectly acceptable since you patiently wait for binaries without complaining. and for the icons you teach, you don t need to learn :-) Yuv
      Message 43 of 43 , Jan 1, 2008
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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
        without complaining.

        and for the icons you teach, you don't need to learn :-)
        Yuv
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