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Re: 64 bit MacOS version + Apple Silicon version

From: James
Subject: Re: 64 bit MacOS version + Apple Silicon version
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 15:12:51 +0000


On 22/04/2021 15:52, Bart Kummel wrote:
I have a lot of very bad experiences compiling my own binaries for projects
I'm not involved in. It generally is not as straightforward as people say
it is. Especially when a lot of tools and libraries are involved that you
don't know anything about.

Apart from that: the only time when I encounter Mac binaries that are still
32 bit only, is when I stumble upon an abandoned project. I can't believe
there isn't a way to make this work.

This isn't just a technical problem but one where Apple's own licensing/GPL (as far as I understand it) prevents us from being able to do this.

There have been many discussions on this topic on the developer message board.

For example:


(and all relevant threads from it).

It can be made to work I believe just we cannot do it legally.

I am sure someone will tell me I am wrong.


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