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Jarkko Hietaniemi via RT
October 15, 2015 17:20
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On Thu Oct 15 09:56:46 2015, wrote:
> Guys,
> MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET only makes sense on Leopard & prior. On Snow
> Leopard & onwards using clang, it's taken care of automatically.
> If this variable is not set, the cctools defaults to
> MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET to OS X 10.1 for PowerPC systems & 10.4 on
> Intel systems.

I am afraid that I cannot reach the same conclusion from either Apple's documentation on this, or from the Internet hive mind.  The 10.4 and 10.7 seem to be the _defaults_ if nothing else is set.

Setting explicit MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET seems to very much being used (and causing similar problems) in other opensource projects, too.

See the macports ticket mentioned in the beginning of this ticket.

> Ideally MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET should default to 10.4 but 10.3 is
> actually the earliest version of OS X Perl 5 will run on correctly.

via perlbug:  queue: perl5 status: open

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