Taglib in 64bit on OS X 10.6?

Brett Hoyle kickbits at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 15:31:38 CEST 2009

  On 13/09/2009 9:42 PM, Michael wrote:
> 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.
> Michael
Taglib atleast compiles and works fine under x64 for Windows when 
compiled with Visual Studio 2008. It has done for many years.

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