macOS support; agenda item ESC

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Mon Apr 27 10:05:29 UTC 2020

On 27/04/2020 11:50, Thorsten Wagner wrote:
> Exactly - system behaves as is was built with SDK 10.13. Blurry text is avoided, but other features, e.g. dark mode, are not accessible too. For now this is well as dark mode implementation has not been done currently. To move forward issue needs to be resolved without hack.

Are you sure that the stripped LC_VERSION_MIN_MACOSX 10.15 load command 
would negatively impact dark mode if dark mode were actually implemented 
(at all or correctly---I have no idea about the status there) in LO, or 
is that speculation on your part?

What are other features besides the "e.g. dark mode" that are negatively 
affected by the stripped LC_VERSION_MIN_MACOSX 10.15 load command?

> On 27. Apr 2020, at 09:11, Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at> wrote:
> On 25/04/2020 12:12, Thorsten Wagner wrote:
>> (1) It is still not possible to use macOS SDK 10.15 due to blurry text on retina displays. Current workaround is using SDK 10.13. SDK 10.15 is a prerequisite to support current features like dark mode, which is not implemented today.
> Can you clarify what exactly you mean with "not possible to use macOS SDK 10.15" in the light of <!/> "tdf#122218: Hack to avoid blurry text with macOS SDK 10.15"?  My understanding is that that commit does allow to build with SDK 10.15 and at the same time avoid blurry text.  But, as it strips a LC_VERSION_MIN_MACOSX 10.15 load command from the soffice executable, it might negatively affect other macOS 10.15 features, is that what you mean?

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