I just got an iMac running the latest version of OS/X 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion). Went to install my all-time favorite text editor by downloading the "Joe for MacOS X" (version 3.3) package and found joe would not run. Got the error "BAD CPU type in executable."
So I had to build Joe 3.7 from source. I already had installed Apple's XCODE package, which gives me a compiler, Make and all the other Unix stuff that's missing from OS/X. I then did:
The 'export LANG=C' was necessary because 'make' failed when 'sed' produced an 'illegal byte sequence'. A Google search suggested trying LANG=C, and it worked!
Joe runs fine now, and I'm a happy camper. I'm willing to help the developers put together an OS/X 10.8 package if you don't have access to that operating system. (But keep in mind I'm ignorant about much of programming.) You can contact me at email@example.com
Thanks for keeping a great text editor alive and well!
Thanks for the info.
Was making joe on 10.9 and encounter problem.
The LANG=C solves the problem.
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