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authorgdt <gdt>2015-11-07 20:17:08 +0000
committergdt <gdt>2015-11-07 20:17:08 +0000
commitc0d2c34b4183fc2e446e78db6d7c95632c7d0bcc (patch)
tree112737086ec44ed9eaeb4095f6313b53614b868a /bootstrap
parent6c83e478020c32331391a76ade82a68f27ef5fec (diff)
Update notes on versions.
Add pointer to a pkgsrc-bulk message about a 10.4 powerpc build, and therefore drop notion that there are no 10.4 users.
Diffstat (limited to 'bootstrap')
1 files changed, 17 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/bootstrap/README.MacOSX b/bootstrap/README.MacOSX
index b8de9509fa6..351c039d7d5 100644
--- a/bootstrap/README.MacOSX
+++ b/bootstrap/README.MacOSX
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-$NetBSD: README.MacOSX,v 1.23 2015/11/07 12:55:03 gdt Exp $
+$NetBSD: README.MacOSX,v 1.24 2015/11/07 20:17:08 gdt Exp $
This file describes the use of current versions of pkgsrc with
multiple versions of Darwin and OS X, omitting information about previous pkgsrc
@@ -112,10 +112,14 @@ old systems.
pkgsrc PRs about 10.5 or older that do not contain fixes may be closed
without fixing.
-OS X 10.9 through 10.11 are considered current.
+OS X 10.11 is considered new and there may be issues.
-There are not any known reasons to run OS X 10.8 instead of upgrading
-to a newer version.
+OS X 10.10 is considered current.
+OS X 10.9 (Darwin 13.4.0) is considered current.
+OS X 10.8 is old, and there are no no known reasons to it instead of a
+newer version.
OS X 10.7 is the last version that works on a few Intel Macs, e.g. the
Mac Pro 1.1 and 2.1 and some Mac Minis.
@@ -127,8 +131,8 @@ active bulk build for 10.6.)
OS X 10.5 is the last version that works on PowerPC Macs. As of 2015
reports of using 10.5 are very rare.
-OS X 10.4 is the last version that works on PowerPC G3 and slower G4
-Macs. There have been no recent reports of anyone using pkgsrc on it.
+OS X 10.4 (Darwin 8.11.0) is the last version that works on PowerPC G3
+and slower G4 Macs.
* Bulk builds
@@ -139,7 +143,12 @@ and targetting newer versions makes the build closer to what would be
obtained from bootstrappping on a newer version and thus avoids some
issues. This section has pointers to active bulk builds.
-** 10.6, --abi=32 (i386), gcc
+** 10.4, --abi=32 powerpc, gcc
+** 10.6, --abi=32 i386, gcc
Joyent provide a bulk build for quarterly branches (--abi=32, OSX
10.6, and therefore gcc 4.2.1, XQuartz, X11_TYPE=native):
@@ -150,7 +159,7 @@ Note that sed on 10.9 is broken, but a bootstrap on 10.6 will not
avoid it, so while one can install this bootstrap on 10.9 and run
binary packages, building packages will not in general work.
-** 10.9, --abi=64 (x86-64), clang
+** 10.9, --abi=64 x86-64, clang
Joyent provide a bulk build for 10.9/x86_64, and therefore clang, at
the same URL as above.