Building on Mac OS/X

The Mac build of Fractorium is supported on the following versions of the operating system:

Sierra
El Capitan
Yosemite
Mavericks

Tools

Development Environments

Install:

Xcode from the App Store

homebrew

Qt 5.4.2 (Note, newer versions of Qt up to and including 5.8 have a bug with drawing OpenGL lines)

git

brew install git

Prerequisites

brew install tbb glm jpeg libpng glib libxml2

Add the Qt bin folder to PATH to make qmake available. In ~/.bash_profile or ~/.bashrc:

PATH=/usr/local/opt/qt5/bin:$PATH
export PATH

Obtaining Source

git clone https://mfeemster@bitbucket.org/mfeemster/fractorium.git

Building

cd fractorium
qmake main.pro CONFIG+=release
make

Or open main.pro in Qt Creator, select release and build all.

Creating the App Bundle

To create Fractorium.app and the installer Fractorium.dmg:

cd fractorium
cd archive
./build.sh

Running

cd bin/release
./fractorium

Installing

Open Fractorium.dmg and copy Fractorium.app to /Applications.