Bad link for downloads; Apple Silicon

Marcus Mikulcak marcus.mikulcak at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 10:27:17 UTC 2021


What works, as of now, is an Apple Silicon-native build of LyX. What I
unfortunately haven't cracked yet - thanks to QT - is building a universal
binary.

Marcus

On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 12:30 AM Stephan Witt <st.witt at gmx.net> wrote:

> 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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