[vlc-devel] MacOS X 32-bit and 64-bit

Andre-John Mas ajmas at sympatico.ca
Fri Jun 19 23:59:43 CEST 2009

On 19-Jun-2009, at 17:46, Derk-Jan Hartman wrote:

> On 19 jun 2009, at 02:29, Andre-John Mas wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I see there are now 32-bit and 64-bit builds of VLC for Intel. The  
>> 64-bit build seems to work fine on my MacOS X 10.5.7, though the  
>> question is what should we be recommending users on Core 2 Duo  
>> machines to use? Are we confident with the relative stability of  
>> the 64-bit version to the 32-bit version?
>> André-John
> We have decided that even though we will make them available on the  
> server, we likely will not advertise the 64bit version when we  
> release 1.0.0. It really is still quite Experimental. The 64bit  
> version is more our work in progress towards Snow Leopard, where it  
> can really show it's power (no need to reload the half the OS in  
> 64bit mode, which VLC 64bit will do on 10.5)

Do you want us to open tickets for anything that appears to be 64-bit  
related issues?


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