iTerm Upcoming Versions

Mark Anderson emer at
Sat Jul 28 21:05:24 UTC 2018

Turns out I'm wrong, it will run 10.10+, but will only build from source on
10.13 due to a Xcode 9.4 requirement.

Mark E. Anderson <emer at>

On Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 4:53 PM Chris Jones <jonesc at>

> Hi,
> 10.13 only would be quite a harsh requirement, so I think limiting iTerm2
> to only that would not be good.
> Do you know why exactly they are doing this ? Is it the Metal 2
> requirement, or Xcode or  something else ? Sometimes within MacPorts we can
> support OSes beyond what upstream expects, as we have things like fallback
> compilers etc., whilst upstream assumes you would only use Xcode supplied
> ones. So it really depends on what the limitation actually is.
> Chris
> On 28 Jul 2018, at 9:10 pm, Mark Anderson <emer at> wrote:
> The upcoming 3.2 version of iTerm2 will require 10.13 or higher to build.
> The upside is Metal 2 rendering is being working on. I'm wondering if we
> want to keep older versions based on older macOSes or just say, hey,
> upstream only supports 10.XX at the latest and so that's what we support.
> —Mark
> _______________________
> Mark E. Anderson <emer at>
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