[Development] [5.7-beta] compile error with xcode-6.4

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed May 4 09:18:36 CEST 2016

On quarta-feira, 4 de maio de 2016 07:55:21 PDT Tim Blechmann wrote:
> * legacy code using deprecated sdk functions might not compile a certain
> codebase (depending on the age of your codebase this maybe lead to
> significant effort)

Is that because of bugs you talked about below, or is there another reason why 
this would happen? Why would it not compile?

> * compiling with a minimum osx version X of sdk version Y is different
> than compiling against minimum osx version X of sdk version X. there are
> subtle differences and this should not be the case if the code were
> bug-free ... but we've experienced (toolchain) bugs in the past were the
> only workaround was to downgrade the osx sdk, which implies downgrading
> the compiler. end-users won't care if a crash is caused by a bug in
> application code or in qt or in the apple toolchain. they will blame the
> application.
> ... but we had this discussion already in the past

I don't remember seeing those arguments. They are actually quite important and 
should change the conclusion.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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