Here it is, the first release candidate of Telephant 0.1:
Static binaries for Linux & Windows are ready to download! Arch users can simply install "telephant-git" from the AUR.
Packages for other Linux distros and a macOS binary will follow soon!
Pleroma users rejoice!
Telephant should now be able to connect to your instance!
You can download and try the latest builds here:
We're getting closer to a first public release!
You can now post images and other media in Telephant, and posts now show all their attached media items in the panes.
As usual, I've already updated the latest 0.1pre releases, so you can check those changes out yourself!
I created a docker-image that automagicly builds a fresh version of #telephant inside a docker container and ships all required dependencies (therefore saves a lot of time on first run)
Maybe @Gargron can shine some light on this:
some people report getting a 401: invalid_client during the auth process with Telephant. Do some instances require clients to be whitelisted or what is going on there?
I can't personally reproduce it yet, so I'm hoping you have an idea.
New 0.1pre release builds are online with an improved auth process, support for Mastodon lists and a few other improvements!
Get it while it's hot:
Now look at that! Could it be that Telephant just gained support for Mastodon lists?
A big thank you goes out to @ben for the fantastic preparatory work in the Mastodon client library we use!
New release builds coming with that feature later today!
Go fetch the latest build of Telephant!
It now supports adding (and removing) extra panes for hashtags, has improved mouse wheel scrolling and a bunch of other, smaller fixes.
Find the links in the README:
@fribbledom @telephant Ultralight tutorial on how to build Telephant, the #Mastodon client written in #Go, on macOS Mojave - https://sizeof.cat/post/building-telephant-for-macos/
I guess the point is, that from Go's point of view there are no libraries, merely packages. Which makes for a slight difference in handling.
Once/If/When we switch to dynamic builds, then obviously that's an entirely different discussion.
And no! Thank _you_ for helping _me_ sort out the packaging situation. I'm sorry it's been such a pita so far.
For all the Ubuntu users out there, I've just updated the build instructions for your distribution and ran through a test install in a virtual machine.
Let me know if this works for you:
Since many of you still run into issues building Telephant on Ubuntu/Debian, I've decided to build a (mostly) static executable you should be able to run on a bunch of recent Linux distros.
Tested on Arch & Ubuntu 19.04.
Trying to create proper packages for a few distros next.
Want to help testing Telephant on Windows (7 and newer)?
Here's a stand-alone 64bit binary, that should just work 😊
Let me know if this works for you!
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