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victorhooi

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OSX 3.4.0 builds?
« on: August 24, 2017, 10:39:06 pm »
Hi,

The beta release of 3.4.0 was announced a couple of weeks ago.

It said that OSX builds might follow.

I'm just curious why the might? Did something happen with the OSX builds? Any ETA on when they might be available? Or issue tracking them?

Thanks,
Victor

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Re: OSX 3.4.0 builds?
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2017, 12:38:15 pm »
We don't have any devs (AFAIK) with OS X / MAC. So... yeah.
OS X was at least available in Vmware format years ago, but now even that's gone. Today you can only get a DMG and last time I spent a weekend trying to hack together a Vmware guest with OS X - without any luck. So Apple is not making people's life easier.

Maybe if someone donates a Mac to sledge he will make builds? I don't know.
You can rent a Mac Mini for example, but it's like 70 EUR or more (just checked a site: https://www.macstadium.com/mac-mini/ ).
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Re: OSX 3.4.0 builds?
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2017, 02:44:04 am »
Well then I guess you should remove all references to Mac support on your site, instead of leading people to believe that you are actively developing a Mac bittorrent client.

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Re: OSX 3.4.0 builds?
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2017, 07:02:58 pm »
The client is actively built. But Apple asks for 100$ / dev license.
I have downloaded a couple of OS X ISOs (though they are only El Capitan), and I will try to make them work in Virtualbox.

But, the sign issue is still there. (Basically, we should sign the program, so it would work flawless (no popup/warning), but we need a dev license for that.)
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Re: OSX 3.4.0 builds?
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2017, 12:22:06 am »
Btw, 4.4.0beta2 does not run on 10.12.6.  Crashes on launch.

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Re: OSX 3.4.0 builds?
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2017, 07:24:04 am »
@interconnect I've just tested v3.4.0beta2 on 10.12.6 and while it does crash intermittently at launch, it isn't that frequent to be a big deal. It's beta after all. Everything else works fine.

Peter: You can find a .vmdk of OS X 10.12 to use with VirtualBox from Techsviewer with a quick Google search. I've had good luck with that on my Windows machines. It's unfortunate the way Apple complicates things the way they do, I know. Anyways, thanks for all the hard work you guys do in helping to build a solid client. Appreciated!

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Re: OSX 3.4.0 builds?
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2017, 09:58:17 am »
So, just so no one will call me out on this.

I DID download VirtualBox which has one of the only virtualizations for OSX on other platforms.
I DID install OS X El Capitan on it.

And then it turns out, you cannot install XCode for El Capitan anymore.
You want to update? Too bad, it breaks the OS in the virtual machine.

So, there you have it. :(
I also looked at providers but God, they are so expensive. Even virtual ones are waaay crazy high priced.
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