Mac OS X 10.5 support

Sönke Ludwig ludwig at
Thu Feb 9 12:12:59 PST 2012

Am 09.02.2012 17:20, schrieb Walter Bright:
> On 2/9/2012 1:37 AM, Sönke Ludwig wrote:
>> I have a project that we actually plan to use in production in the
>> company for
>> which I work. They still require 10.5 support for their products so
>> removing
>> that support would make for a very bad situation here.
>> But it should be possible to get a 10.5 retail DVD and install it
>> inside a VM..
>> I actually planned to do exactly this to support 10.5 nightbuilds for
>> my own D
>> stuff.
>> If support should be dropped anyway, are the issues only build-related
>> so that
>> e.g. gdc would still continue work on 10.5 without further work?
> Would it also be possible for you to:
> 1. debug what has gone wrong with the 10.5 support? I'll be happy to
> fold in any resulting patches.
> 2. provide a remote login shell so we can figure it out?
> 3. use git bisect to determine which change broke it?

I will try and see if a regular retail version of 10.5 can somehow be 
run in a VM, I will possibly get one tomorrow. Otherwise I'll try to get 
a 10.5 test machine on monday and see what I can do.

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