Notice: minimum macOS version will be 10.12

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peterl94
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Notice: minimum macOS version will be 10.12

Postby peterl94 » Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:36 pm

Homebrew generally only provides compiled packages for three macOS versions. Now that there is mojave, it means support for 10.11 El Capitan is being dropped. That is why the travis builds are failing.

Unfortunately, I don't have time to do the necessary work. If there is anyone here that does have time and wants to take on the task, I can give instructions on what exactly needs to be done. It will require some development work because last time I checked, qtwebkit needed patching to build on Mojave (maybe a simple thing, I didn't look into it).
leonardshelby
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Re: Notice: minimum macOS version will be 10.12

Postby leonardshelby » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:04 pm

From my experience most mac users keep their systems updated. I'm rather worried of FreeCAD soon not working on current OS'es. When Apple drops OpenGL support and requires apps to get "app notarization".
I'm not a dev, but if I can help testing, I'd be glad to. Also I'd like to contribute where I can if someone decides to create a web frontend :)
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Re: Notice: minimum macOS version will be 10.12

Postby chrisb » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:42 pm

I need MacOS less than I want FreeCAD. If FreeCAD will not run on MacOS it has strong impact on my next laptop order.
xzcvczx
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Re: Notice: minimum macOS version will be 10.12

Postby xzcvczx » Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:11 pm

not sure if it is what is wanted but i have been able to build qtwebkit 5.9.1 (For qt 5.9.7) on mojave without any issues or needing to patch, (was not for freecad but for other applications so i am unsure if i was using all the options expected for freecad)
peterl94
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Re: Notice: minimum macOS version will be 10.12

Postby peterl94 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:15 pm

Interesting. Did you clone from https://code.qt.io/qt/qtwebkit.git? I guess it is only a problem with qt 5.11 then. https://github.com/FreeCAD/homebrew-freecad/issues/95
xzcvczx
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Re: Notice: minimum macOS version will be 10.12

Postby xzcvczx » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:53 pm

well, i just tried brew tap freecad/freecad; brew install qtwebkit on a mojave machine and it installed fine

so thats qt 5.11.2 and qtwebkit/5.212-72cfbd_3
nevermind that was from bottle,

qtwebkit came from the 5.9.1 tarball available from qt.io, as that existed was not using git (seeing as 5.9 is current lts)