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

Felix Paul Kühne fkuehne.videolan at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 19:50:16 CEST 2012

On 18.08.2012, at 16:47, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 03:32:26PM +0200, Felix Paul Kühne wrote :
>> Finally, VLC 2.0.x is the best release for non-acient PowerPC devices we did so far (e.g. multicore decoding!). Of course, it doesn't stop working the day we release VLC 2.1 with support for new technologies which won't be available on 6 year old devices. I might even continue to do bugfix releases like when we dropped 10.4 support a few years ago.
> I am not so sure about that...
> There is an important regression on PPC single-core, in the vout, I
> think.

Yes, on the early G4s. I'll further investigate during this summer.

It's probably:
a) some ffmpeg-mt compatibility issue.
b) weird stuff going on in the vout (unavailable shaders).

Best regards,


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