[Openmcl-devel] Apple to switch to Intel - what does this portend?

Raffael Cavallaro raffaelcavallaro at mac.com
Tue Jun 7 12:54:54 UTC 2005


On Jun 6, 2005, at Mon, Jun 6, 10:49 25 PM, Gary Byers wrote:

> The emphasis on x86-32 in the current porting tools -may- have more to
> do with the fat/universal binary issue (having something that's
> ppc32/x86-64 or vice versa -sounds- like a hard problem ...) than with
> the future direction of Intel-base Macs.


This may also explain to some extent why Apple have been so  slow in  
adding real 64 bit support to Mac OS X for G5 macs - they knew they  
had a much bigger transition in the pipeline.

regards,

Ralph

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