Taglib in 64bit on OS X 10.6?

Lukáš Lalinský lalinsky at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 14:03:59 CEST 2009

On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 2:00 PM, Michael <princip2000 at mail.ru> wrote:
> Hi all,
> As you may know, Taglib is actually quite a popular tag library on OS X. It
> is used in Songbird, Cog, Tag, Play and Max for instance.
> Recently released OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" will default to 64bit mode on all
> 64bit CPUs, which is an estimated 80% to 90% of all Macs out there. Nearly
> all frameworks and Apple apps run in 64bit, an increasing amount of
> applications will run in 64bit as 32bit support becomes deprecated and
> customers (rightly or wrongly) demand 64bit versions of applications. And,
> most importantly for Taglib, all developer toolchains default to compiling
> for 64bit from now on.
> Considering a lot of developers will be compiling Taglib for 64bit soon and
> 1.6 is in RC stage, it may be worth checking if it compiles without any
> issues before releasing it as Final. It may save a lot of trouble over the
> next months when perhaps an simple check could have prevented it.
> Is there anybody with access to Snow Leopard (I unfortunately haven't yet)
> that has tried to compile it for 64bit?

As I'm planning to do the release in a few hours and I don't have
access to any Mac machine, I'll release 1.6 without this. If there is
a problem (although I can't see why), I can do a 1.6.1 release later.

Lukas Lalinsky
lalinsky at gmail.com

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