Proposal to take over macOS packaging
gcenx83 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 11:56:38 CDT 2021
The proposal does include me (Dean aka Gcenx), the proposal incorporates
the current configuration/findings that are used for the packages I'm
However the url you provided is for the homebrew tap now the packages for
the actual location see 
On Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 12:39 PM Zhenbo Li <litimetal at gmail.com> wrote:
> How about using Gcenx's package? If Gcenx's package is okay, I
> think we may avoid some duplicate jobs.
> : https://github.com/Gcenx/homebrew-wine
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 2:33 AM Gijs Vermeulen <gijsvrm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > Currently, official macOS packages haven't been released since wine-5.7.
> Thus I'm sending this email on behalf of myself and Dean Greer to
> officially nominate ourselves to take over the macOS packaging.
> > There are, however, some specifics we'd like to discuss.
> > The old packages were built with compatibility for macOS 10.8 and
> higher, but Apple stopped supporting 10.8 a very long time ago and it would
> be hard to keep supporting it for the packages.
> > To get anything lower functional would mean needing to compile all the
> needed dylibs on the lowest supported version, as package managers don't
> have prebuilds for these versions.
> > The ideal solution would be to raise the minimum macOS version to 10.13.
> This version has only recently lost support and would allow us to ship
> feature-complete packages.
> > Metal also started maturing a lot from 10.13 onwards. 
> > Is this something that you could agree too?
> > Kind regards,
> > Gijs & Dean
> > 
> Zhenbo Li
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