[vlc-devel] Mac OS X 10.4 support for VLC 1.0

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Sat Feb 7 18:54:11 CET 2009

Le jeudi 5 février 2009 17:50:58 Felix Paul Kühne, vous avez écrit :
> Hello guys,
> as some of you know, I've been experimenting with Apple's LLVM GCC 4.2
> compiler for quite some time. As this compiler requires the usage of
> the 10.5 SDK, I discovered that OS X 10.5 supports proper cancelation
> points, so VLC.app compiled from the latest master source runs and
> more importantly quits correctly (and really fast in fact).
> Because of this and a few other API limitations, I'm wondering whether
> we could drop the support for 10.4 once we release VLC 1.0. IMO, VLC
> 0.9.9 will be a solid release (whenever it will be published...) and
> therefore a nice last version for 10.4. What's your opinion?

My opinion is that 10.5-only working VLC is better than no VLC at all.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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