Bad link for downloads; Apple Silicon

Stephan Witt st.witt at gmx.net
Tue Feb 23 23:29:26 UTC 2021


Am 18.02.2021 um 06:56 schrieb list_email at icloud.com:
> 
> 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.
> 
> 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.
> 
> Since we’re on the subject, what is the future of LyX on Apple Silicon? Rosetta 2? Native? Qt issues?

There is work in progress to make LyX on Apple Silicon available as native application. ATM it should work with Rosetta 2.

Stephan


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