[Interest] OSX newbie question on Qt5 src build

Samuel Gaist samuel.gaist at edeltech.ch
Wed Oct 16 11:51:44 CEST 2013

On 16 oct. 2013, at 11:37, Till Oliver Knoll <till.oliver.knoll at gmail.com> wrote:

> Am 16.10.2013 um 09:35 schrieb Mandeep Sandhu <mandeepsandhu.chd at gmail.com>:
>> Hi All,
>> I have a old iMac running OSX 10.5.8 (Xcode 3.1).
>> Is it possible to build Qt5 on it or is it tool old a version?
> Given that not even Snow Leopard 10.6 is supported *for development* anymore (but IIRC you can still *deploy* your Qt applications on 10.6) I don't think you can compile Qt 5.x "out of the box" on OS X < 10.7.
> Unless you are prepared to fiddle around with the sources (mostly the Objective C sources which interface with the Cocoa etc. API, I assume) and/or manually upgrade your compiler.
> Cheers,
>  Oliver

You still can with 10.6.5 and the latest Xcode 3 (I don't have the exact numbers handy)

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