Mac OS X 10.5 support

Don nospam at
Sat Feb 11 00:18:52 PST 2012

On 09.02.2012 17:07, Sean Kelly wrote:
> At this point, the only people on 10.4-5 should be those with PPC macs. I think 32-bit Intel owners may be stuck on 10.6.

The link that Brad posted shows there are Intel users on 10.4 and 10.5. 
The number of 10.4, 10.5 users is about four times higher than the 
number of PPC macs.
Is 10.6 still available? I would imagine that anybody who didn't upgrade 
early on, probably never will now.

>> "Walter Bright"<newshound2 at>  wrote in message
>> news:jgvfu2$gmk$1 at
>>> 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?

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