On 10/30/16 1:13 AM, Davide Liessi wrote:
> 2016-10-30 1:23 GMT+02:00 Ryan Schmidt <ryandes...@macports.org>:
>> If sdl2 can be built on Snow Leopard using a copy of the 10.7 SDK obtained 
>> from a later Xcode, and that sdl2 then works ok on Snow Leopard, then I'd be 
>> happy if we could come up with an official way to support that, and then we 
>> could do that on the buildbot, which would cover a lot of users' needs.
> 
>>From libsdl's wiki (http://wiki.libsdl.org/Installation#Mac_OS_X):
> "SDL2 has dropped support for PowerPC Macs and OS X versions older
> than 10.5 (SDL 1.2 still supports PPC and 10.0, though)."
> Which implies that 10.5 is still supported, and indeed they describe
> the Mac binary download as "Intel 10.5+"
> (https://www.libsdl.org/download-2.0.php).
> Libsdl2 not building on 10.6 is either a bug in MacPorts, a bug in
> libsdl2 or a bug in libsdl's documentation.
> 
> Best wishes.
> Davide
> .
> 

Agreed, the problem here is with libsdl2.  We need to understand what the 
problem is on
10.6 at least and either help upstream to fix it or fix it ourselves.  If all 
that fails
then maybe upstream needs to revise they're thinking on macOS compatibility.

Dave
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