Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th Sep 2007 15:26 UTC, submitted by SK8T
Mac OS X Apple recently seeded developers with yet another build of Mac OS X 10.4.11, destined to be the final update to Tiger. Builds 8S155 (PowerPC) and 8S2155 (Intel) deliver an additional number of bug fixes, including remedies to issues with the BSD Kernel and interlock timeouts, ASR and scanning and restoring, CoreText Layout, and a bug with ImageCapture that creates problems downloading images from an iPhone when the phone has a large number of saved photos.
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PowerPC
by nexex on Thu 20th Sep 2007 23:43 UTC
nexex
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2006-06-30

Not being a mac user, I'm wondering has Apple announced what the final version of OSX they will support on PowerPC?

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RE: PowerPC
by aliquis on Fri 21st Sep 2007 04:23 in reply to "PowerPC"
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2005-07-23

I don't think so, but I would belive that quad G5 owners would be upset if 10.6 didn't run.

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RE[2]: PowerPC
by DevL on Fri 21st Sep 2007 10:02 in reply to "RE: PowerPC"
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2005-07-06

Well, since 10.6 isn't likely to be out for another 2 years I'm not so sure it will support PowerPC (here's hoping), although if it does I think it's safe to assume that 64-bit CPUs (and hence G5) will be a minimum requirement.

And even if 10.6 won't support PowerPC, 10.5 should get security updates until the release of 10.7 (likely about 4 years from now, in 2011/2012).

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RE[2]: PowerPC
by gleng on Fri 21st Sep 2007 11:06 in reply to "RE: PowerPC"
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2006-02-16

My guess is that 10.6 will drop support for G4 processors. Just a guess, though.

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