On 17 Aug, 2011, at 11:47 PM, Nathan Brazil wrote:
> Hi. I don't have a Snow Leopard system that would allow me to test whether
> the binaries I produced on Lion will run on the older OS or not, so I am
> choosing to err on the safer side of not. If someone were able to test it
> out, that'd be great.
> However, I have no reason to believe that Freeciv won't run on Snow Leopard
> or Leopard via MacPorts.
Actually, that is questionable. XCode 4 [the one that comes with Lion]
no longer includes SDKs or other support for 10.5 or indeed anything that might
be able to run on a PowerPC. There are how-tos on the web to pull that
material out of XCode 3 and install it on Lion, but it won't natively be able
to target those earlier versions. Unless MacPorts has their own headers, i
don't see how they can work around this problem. I am also involved with Fink,
and we are wrestling with this issue as well. This won't affect
self-compilation, only cross-compilation. Therefore, MacPorts and Fink users
who use their respective system to locally build a binary won't notice a
Anyway, i do have both 10.5 and 10.6 systems i can try this on in a few
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