[racket-dev] 64-bit Mac OS X (was: try the GRacket2 branch)

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Nov 7 00:38:29 EDT 2010

Can we make 64bit the default on OS X if it is available in the
configure script?


On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 9:37 PM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> At Sat, 30 Oct 2010 16:40:00 -0600, Matthew Flatt wrote:
>> At Sat, 30 Oct 2010 14:56:30 -0400, Gene Diveglia wrote:
>> >
>> > I apologize in advance if I'm jumping the gun a bit here.  I'm not sure if
>> 64
>> > bit Mac builds are an immediate goal of GR2.
>> It's a near-term goal, at least. After things are working well on the
>> currently supported platforms, I plan to work on 64-bit Mac OS X and
>> Windows versions. I don't expect that to take too long.
> 64-bit Mac support was closer to working than I thought. Running the
> `racket/gui' test suite turned up only this bug, and it's now fixed.
> (The problem was a mismatch between `float' and `double' return types
> when getting the value of a scroll bar.)
> So, let's declare that 64-bit Mac OS X is supported for v5.0.99.1 and
> later. Please continue to use it and report any other bugs you find.
> 64-bit Windows support will take longer. Unlike the Cocoa binding,
> where I tried 64-bit builds early in the development process, I haven't
> yet tried a 64-bit Windows build.
> In case anyone missed the note on the users lists: Don't try the gr2
> branch anymore. Development has moved to the master branch, and the gr2
> branch is gone.
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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