Mac OS X 10.3 support (was: Re: Installing python25 on OS X
macports.mb at makeko.com
Tue Nov 20 21:04:13 PST 2007
Apple is still supporting 10.3 updates to itunes, quicktime and
security are regular.
I hope it will still be supported by macports as well.
On Nov 20, 2007, at 2:40 AM, Anders F Björklund wrote:
> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Nov 19, 2007, at 14:02, Weissmann Markus wrote:
>>> 10.3 is not officially supported anymore*) and I do not even have
>>> access to a 10.3 box.
>> This is the first I've heard of 10.3 not being supported anymore.
>> Historically MacPorts has supported the current Mac OS X release
>> and the previous one, and granted, 10.5 was just released. But a
>> lot of ports aren't working so great on Leopard right now . If
>> a decision is made to drop 10.3 support, I would hope that we
>> would wait until the 10.5 bug reports stop bucketing in and we can
>> honestly say that the MacPorts experience on 10.5 is at least as
>> good as it was on 10.4. And we are currently far from that.
> Last thing I heard was that support for *Jaguar* and OpenDarwin was
> to be dropped (a lot of ports still have "darwin 6" and
> "puredarwin" blocks), but that Panther would continue to be
> supported - even if Apple doesn't really issue updates for it
> anymore. At least historically, kitty-2 dies* when the new one is
> Outside of MacPorts, I'm still supporting Mac OS X 10.3 "while
> stock lasts" but that is mostly because the SDKs and Rosetta make
> it possible to build and test somewhat on Leopard even... (and
> partly because I think Panther has probably been the best Mac OS X
> release so far for me, out of the five - as I'm still using it)
> PS. Just noticed that they pulled the link to Mac OS X 10.4 too,
> http://www.apple.com/macosx/tiger/ ...
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