Have you considered removing the X11 dependency
for the Mac OS X version of GNU Radio from the Mac Ports build system?
Over the past 3 days, I’ve experimented with various hardware and
software combinations (iMac 27", Thinkpad T42p, Ubuntu 11.04 32-bit &
64-bit, Mac OS X 10.6.7).
About a year ago, if you recall, I managed to build GRC with GTK+
instead of X11, and also got wxwidgets to work with carbon (i think for
32-bit) and gnuradio. I think I shared the technote with the list
earlier. I can re-send if you would like, it a long list that manually
gives steps by step instructions to build it without using Mac Ports.
I’ve just done a fresh install of Mac OS X on my iMac. I have two
a. use Mac Ports to build GNU Radio, but I don’t like seeing X11 windows
on Mac OS X because they look so primitive its a crime to run it and
work on X11 on Mac OS X.
b. try to rebuild GNU Radio 3.4.0 on Mac OS X, and see what the state of
the libraries are for supporting 64-bit cocoa for the key components
that affect the rendering of the windows on Mac OS X, which mostly boil
down to the Cario libraries and wxwidgets.
Is it possible, by any chance, to generate a list of all dependent
libraries and their versions, that Mac Ports uses to build the gnu radio
I can scan this list, and review it one by one, and try to rebuild gnu
radio, manually once again to get it to run without X11.
If I can have that manual procedure working, you could use that info to
update Mac Ports to get gnuradio to build, hopefully with native carbon
or cocoa, than GTK+ or X11.