sean at rogue-research.com
Tue Jan 3 15:00:33 EST 2017
On Tue, 3 Jan 2017 14:50:50 -0500, Marcus D. Hanwell said:
>So that the binaries we ship work with older versions of the OS, or
>that is my understanding and why we have continued to do this.
Ah, no, that's a common misconception. There is a different setting called "deployment target" that decides the oldest version of the OS that binaries will run on. It's called "CMAKE_OSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET" in cmake. So it's perfectly OK to use Xcode 8 with its 10.12 SDK but with deployment target set to say 10.9. Then your binary will work on >= 10.9. It's a much better choice than hacking your Xcode.
Sean McBride, B. Eng sean at rogue-research.com
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