Mac OS X 10.5 support

Brad Anderson eco at
Wed Feb 8 20:46:42 PST 2012

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 8:52 PM, Walter Bright <newshound2 at>wrote:

> Lately, dmd seems to have broken support for OS X 10.5. Supporting that
> system is problematic for us, since we don't have 10.5 systems available
> for dev/test.
> Currently, the build/test farm is OS X 10.7.
> I don't think this is like the Windows issue. Upgrading Windows is (for
> me, anyway) a full day job. Upgrading OS X is inexpensive and relatively
> painless, the least painless of any system newer than DOS that I've
> experienced.
> Hence, is it worthwhile to continue support for 10.5? Can we officially
> say that only 10.6+ is supported? Is there a significant 10.5 community
> that eschews OS upgrades but still expects new apps?

There appears to be fewer 10.5 users than 10.4, oddly:

Brad Anderson
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