Binaries over different os10 versions

Bill Cole macportsusers-20171215 at
Sun Dec 13 17:21:20 UTC 2020

On 12 Dec 2020, at 16:23, dan d. wrote:

> Does a binary, like lynx the browser, work over several versions of 
> os10.  I have one older machine which version is 6 upgrades removed 
> from
> the most recent one.  Will that lynx continue to work if most of the 
> versions are skipped by installing a more recent version of os10?

Some will, some won't. Most should. I would expect that something fairly 
stable that uses mature functionality like lynx would still work.

Bill Cole
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