OSX Upgrades: Snow Leopard

Darren Weber dweber at macports.org
Mon Jun 15 15:26:49 PDT 2009

On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 5:45 AM, vincent habchi <vince at macports.org> wrote:

> Le 9 juin 09 à 14:32, Kurt Hillig a écrit :
>  On the other hand I recently upgraded from 10.4 to 10.5 and my machine was
>> horribly unstable until I blew away the MacPorts install.  I'm not sure why
>> this was, and I didn't have the time or gumption to run a lot of
>> diagnostics, so it could well be that something less drastic would have
>> sufficed.
> When you upgrade, the libraries change, so you may have to recompile some
> of your bricks. For example, when SL will be out, we'll have, at least, a
> 64-bit API to QuickTime, so we'll be able to compile WxWindows safely in
> 64-bit mode. But maybe also the old AGL will vanished, and all ports that
> are based on it will have to be rebuild, etc.
Ah, right.

There will be changes to the default compiler in xcode, with an upgrade to a
newer version of gcc and some performance improvements with llvm.
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