[Vm-dev] fixing the binary builds
btc at openinworld.com
Fri Apr 28 03:32:51 UTC 2017
On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 10:34 AM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 7:23 PM, Ben Coman <btc at openinworld.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 7:00 AM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>
>>> Hi All,
>>> right now at least the binary mac builds are broken because they use
>>> the latest SDK and so are unusable on anything older than 10.11. Who holds
>>> the keys to bintray? I'd like to try and fix this.
>>> best, Eliot
>> Are we using something like .... " cc -mmacosx-version-min=10.6
>> and the CI might be made to fail if it sees any "introduced in macOS"
>> warnings ??
> I have no idea. I don't know how the bintray builds are administered,
> where the repository is, who setup the bintray builds, etc. I'm eager to
> talk with anyone who can enlighten me.
> My understanding is that what one does is install a suitable SDK. If you
> look in build.macosXXX/common/Makefile.flags you'll see the available
> SDKs are searched for the minimum available that works for the
> configuration (10.9 for 32-bit 10.10 for 64-bit). See the
> build.macosXXX/HowToBuild files for info on obtaining older SDKs.
>> This could be useful...
>> A rant that is quite Insightful...
>> btw, what is the officially support OSX version?
> IMO that's defined in the above files. I've tested against the 10.9 and
> 10.10 SDKs. I have a 10.9 machine and so try and keep the builds
> supporting 10.9. The current binary VMs support only 10.11, and that's not
> good IMO. What I want is to upgrade the bintray build to add the SDKs. I
> don't know if that's possible; if the version of Xcode is compatible with
> that approach etc. But since I can't get access to the bintray setup I
> have no idea if this is possible.
> best, Eliot
I was curious which OSX versions might be worthwhile to support.
The only useful graph I found was... https://update.omnigroup.com/
and then I see this...
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