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Re: OSX 32-bit build on 10.5.x (Leopard) no longer supported?
From: Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen () lurchi franken de>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:27:49 +0200

On Jun 25, 2013, at 10:11 PM, David Ameiss <netshark () ameissnet com> wrote:

I would have no problem with not supporting 10.5. For me, the 10.5 machine's only purpose is to build 32-bit plugins. 
If I can do that on 10.6, I'm cool with that.
That is possible with a 10.6 machine. The buildbot is running 10.6. However, you need
to specify that you want 32-bit binaries. The default is 64-bit...

Best regards
Michael

On 06/25/2013 02:23 PM, Michael Tuexen wrote:

On Jun 25, 2013, at 9:01 PM, Guy Harris <guy () alum mit edu> wrote:


On Jun 25, 2013, at 11:39 AM, Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen () lurchi franken de> wrote:

The 32-bit buildbot machine was updated from 10.5 to 10.6 for allowing QT builds.

The default build target on 10.6 is 10.6-and-later.

If we're going to run 10.6 on the buildbot that builds Wireshark-for-10.5, then, at a minimum, we will have to 
compile everything with -mmacosx-version-min=10.5 - and, if any of the support libraries were built on 10.6, they 
would also have to have been compiled with -mmacosx-version-min=10.5 as well.

In addition, we will probably need to build against the 10.5 SDK - and, if the support libraries were built on 
10.6, that would apply to them as well.

I.e., if we're going to continue to support 10.5, either the 32-bit buildbot will have to go back to running 10.5, 
or we'll have to support building against an SDK (I have an unfinished project to do that for Wireshark) and will 
have to use -mmacosx-version-min=10.5 if building against the 10.5 SDK doesn't do that already.  (And if you 
rebuilt all the Wireshark support libraries on 10.5, those will have to be built in that fashion as well.  I don't 
remember whether I've worked on that or not; it's harder, as we don't control the configure scripts, Makefiles, 
etc., but by setting CFLAGS and LDFLAGS in the environment, we might be able to make that work.)
I understand. I think we moved to 10.6 for being able to support QT. So I'm not sure
if supporting 10.5 is an option. I'm not sure, but I think Gerald had numbers about
downloads... I'll leave the decision up to Gerald.

All support libs were build after the system was reinstalled.

Best regards
Michael
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