NumPy, SciPy, universal builds, and default fortran compiler for scientific ports

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Jun 17 13:16:01 PDT 2010

On Jun 17, 2010, at 14:32, vincent habchi wrote:

> I think we ought to identify these apps and figure out why they are 32-bit only and if they could be upgraded. AFAIK, 32-bit only was tied to the GUI using Carbon instead of Cocoa.

Yes, a lot of the ports that are 32-bit-only are because of Carbon. wxWidgets comes to mind. The developers are working on the problem; who knows how long it will take.

We also have a lot of ports for old software (some of which uses Carbon and is therefore 32-bit-only) which has been abandoned upstream and will never see another update.

Wine won't be 64-bit for awhile.

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