[Libreoffice] Mac OS X Discussion of Using Xcode and SDK >= 10.6

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier+libreoffice at googlemail.com
Mon May 9 09:56:35 PDT 2011

Hi Peter, *,

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 6:36 PM, Peter Teeson <peter.teeson at bell.net> wrote:
> On 2011-05-09, at 6:02 AM, Christian Lohmaier wrote:
> On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 2:35 AM, Peter Teeson <peter.teeson at bell.net> wrote:
> [...]
> regarding 10.6 SDK: Well, this surely will drop compatibility with
> 10.4 and also 10.5, so why would anyone want that?
> I don't understand why you think it would drop 10.4 compatibility?
> Please explain if I'm wrong but wouldn't It simply be an option?

I explained that in the thread I linked to.

> Active Target is 10.4 or 10.6? You build what you want.
> My wife still uses my old G4 867Mhz and Tiger (10.4).
> So I think having a Tiger version is fine.

Bottom line is: I don't see there is enough people to support both
versions, especially as the people who can contribute are using the
newer versions themselves.

> Perhaps newer capabilites would not be able to be implemented for Tiger.
> But moving forward need not be constrained to Tiger. We can have both.

This is what I doubt.


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