open slide installation 3.4.0 home brew Mac os x 10.10

Benjamin Gilbert bgilbert at
Sat Nov 8 19:52:21 EST 2014

On 11/08/2014 07:11 PM, Travis May wrote:
> I think it is frowned upon to use two package managers Homebrew and
> Macports. Homebrew specifically warns you if you have both, but i'm not
> too familiar with the issues.

I'm not either.  If you intend to keep using Homebrew for other 
software, then it's probably not a great idea to also install MacPorts 
just for OpenSlide.

> ​To clarify do I change the PKG_CONFIG_PATH for my system, or somwhere
> in Openslide?

When configuring OpenSlide, you would do e.g.

$ PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig ./configure

--Benjamin Gilbert

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