[Ohrrpgce] Warning when running a 32-bit Mac .app
Bob at hamsterrepublic.com
Sat Feb 23 11:36:18 PST 2019
I see! I guess it is time to switch to 64 bit for mac!
I did some googling for Mac OS version market share, and I think that
versions of Mac OS that can't run 64 bit binaries are something like 0.1 %,
so I think it is fair to say we don't need to keep a 32 bit version around
On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 9:02 PM Ralph Versteegen <teeemcee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Someone mentioned that OSX showed a warning when they ran the OHR. I
> discovered (Wikipedia):
> "In macOS High Sierra (10.13.4), a warning is issued the first time a
> 32-bit app is opened that 32-bit apps will not be supported in future
> updates. In macOS Mojave, this alert appears once every 30 days when
> launching the app, as the next version of macOS will not support
> It looks like this: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208436
> New OSX versions are generally released in September.
> OS 10.5 (2007) was the first release that had 64-bit support, though
> apparently it's more complete support in 10.6 (2009). We currently
> target 10.4, but I was thinking of switching to 10.5 or 10.6 anyway.
> We can already produce 64 bit binaries (that was happening
> accidentally at one point) but they need to be combined with 64-bit
> copies of SDL and SDL_mixer. I think the frameworks downloaded from
> libsdl.org actually include both x86 and x86_64 but I deleted the
> x86_64 libraries (and also the huge OpenGL header files).
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