Will binaries built in 10.6 still run in 10.5?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Oct 3 17:44:04 PDT 2010

On Oct 3, 2010, at 17:15, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:

> I noticed (by means of ps) that when ports builds something, I see this flag passed around: "-mmacosx-version-min=10.6" :-/  Am I in trouble?  I need the binaries to work on 10.5 too.

Then you need to set that in macports.conf. This was discussed here recently:


Note that this won't necessarily work for all ports. The most reliable way to get software built that runs on e.g. 10.5 is to build it on 10.5.

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