[vlc-devel] [RFC] Dropping support for OS X 10.5

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Fri Aug 17 15:11:47 CEST 2012

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 03:09:13PM +0200, Felix Paul Kühne wrote :
> about 4 months ago, Rémi introduced the use of new atomic functions which are not supported by GCC 4.2, which is the latest compiler version available for Apple's PowerPC platform. Yes, you can compile clang yourself, but trust me, I've done that and it's nothing you'd want to use in a production environment.

We need a replacement for those functions anyway...

> However, we would still have to provide versions for 2 architectures on OS X (32bit and 64bit Intel), since OS X 10.6 still supports the Yonah architecture (Core Solo and Core Duo), which is limited to 32bit. This isn't exactly a big deal though.

Drop both PPC and i686.

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Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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