LyX on Apple Silicon (cont.)

Marcus Mikulcak marcus.mikulcak at
Sat Jan 16 20:50:10 UTC 2021

That certainly is possible using XCode directly, but I have as of yet no
idea how to do that with the current toolchain setup for LyX...

On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 7:59 PM Jean-Marc Lasgouttes <lasgouttes at>

> Le 16/01/2021 à 10:20, Marcus Mikulcak a écrit :
> > Hi everybody,
> >
> > a few months ago (November, I think?) somebody raised the question of
> > LyX on Apple Silicon, how and whether it would run. As I've been using a
> > LyX version that I've compiled from source (with a feature included by
> > Jürgen Spitzmüller that's so far only in master - thanks again!), I was
> > anxious to find out whether LyX would compile for arm64. Long story
> > short: It does!
> >
> > I had to fiddle with the Mac development release script a bit to get it
> > to run on Big Sur, but no major problems there either.
> Excellent news. It would be great to integrate this with the normal
> builds. I guess that with BigSur it  also possible to cross compile to
> M1 on an Intel mac?
> JMar
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