Bad link for downloads; Apple Silicon

Pavel Sanda sanda at lyx.org
Thu Feb 18 18:26:54 UTC 2021


On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 07:10:28PM +0100, Stephan Witt wrote:
> Am 18.02.2021 um 18:53 schrieb Pavel Sanda <sanda at lyx.org>:
> > 
> > On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 10:56:42PM -0700, list_email at icloud.com wrote:
> >> On the LyX download page, I believe the link for macOS Legacy 2.3.6.2 points to the wrong place. The link is
> >> 
> >> https://ftp.lip6.fr/pub/lyx/bin/2.3.6/LyX-2.3.6.2+qt5-12-x86_64-cocoa.dmg
> >> 
> >> and I think it should be
> >> 
> >> https://ftp.lip6.fr/pub/lyx/bin/2.3.6/LyX-2.3.6.2+qt5-legacy-x86_64-cocoa.dmg.
> > 
> > Should be fixed, please check it out.
> 
> I didn???t check - but thanks.
> 
> >> BTW, what is ???legacy???? I gather it is made using an older version of the macOS frameworks. If so, THANK YOU for doing this. My Mac refuses to break and I refuse to buy a new until it does (or Apple Silicon comes in my size) and Apple doesn???t support a newer OS so I???m stuck at macOS 10.11.6.
> 
> You ask for the meaning? 
> 
> https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legacy
> 
> Or some name it ancient - IMO the term "legacy system" is used for old hardware or software systems.

I thought the question was about particular names/versions, but reading again seems it was not ;)
Pavel


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