Taglib in 64bit on OS X 10.6?

Michael princip2000 at mail.ru
Sun Sep 13 14:12:52 CEST 2009

On 13 Sep 2009, at 13:03, Lukáš Lalinský wrote:

> 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
I see, I wasn't aware you were this close to release. Let's see what  
happens. Good luck with the release.


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