10.10 Yosemite users: When you type
make you will be prompted to install XCode. If your compilation fails with an Xlib not found error,
xcode-select --install and explicitly installing the
command-line tools should fix Yosemite not being able to find its own source headers.
10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard and 10.4 Tiger users: The latest SaVi release and development code (18 December 2007 and later) runs well under your operating systems, as shown in the screenshot below at end. The
-redrawn-menus flag is not required.
10.5 Leopard users: The latest SaVi 1.4 release requires and automatically invokes the
-redrawn-menus flag under 10.5 Leopard to avoid a Tk menu problem.
The following instructions tell you how to install SaVi.
gccC compiler installed? Run Terminal from your Applications/Utilities folder and type
which gccto find out.
/usr/bin/gccisn't returned, you will need to install Apple's developer tools to get the gcc compiler and Tcl/Tk.
Xcode > Preferences > Downloads > Components > Command Line Tools
gcc, you should be able to download SaVi 1.4.6, unpack it with
tar xvfz savi1.4.5-release.tar.gz(if Safari has uncompressed the file
tar xvfsuffices) and then:
It is possible to download ActiveTcl and build with that; see
the hints in
Mac-specific problems are discussed in detail in the BUGS textfile.