Alternatives for outdated assembler (AS)?

Jeffrey Walton noloader at
Fri Apr 10 10:02:31 PDT 2015

On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 4:33 AM, Lawrence Velázquez <larryv at> wrote:
> On Apr 10, 2015, at 3:53 AM, Jeffrey Walton <noloader at> wrote:
>> Xcode is Version 5.1.1 (5B1008). So in this case, its up to date for the OS.
>> I can't move to Xcode 6 until Apple makes it available on 10.8.5.
> Don’t hold your breath. If that were going to happen at all, it would have dropped at the start.
> (And it looks like Mavericks will top out at Xcode 6.2.)

OT, this is a little troubling: "Hidden backdoor API to root
privileges in Apple OS X,"

Apple really needs to support their products longer than 12 or 18
months. That includes security bugs, operating systems and Xcode.

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