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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Building module store error on macOS
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2018 03:03:59 GMT
Hi Damjan,

Larry has contributed Release and Build testing for MacOS. I thank him for that.

We are all in this together. No one individual should feel overburdened. Enough have stuck
around and things are developing.

Larry - Are you ready to test Jim’s MacOS build instructions and try to build on your Mac?

Regards,
Dave

Sent from my iPhone

> On Mar 27, 2018, at 7:44 PM, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 12:57 AM, Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 2018-03-27, 4:32 PM Dave Fisher wrote concerning "Re: Building module
>> store error on macOS":
>> 
>> For development purposes Apple does not allow virtualization and
>>> development has to proceed on physical Apple boxes.
>>> 
>>> If we could have macOS on a VM not on Apple hardware then we would have a
>>> Apache hosted macOS buildbot now and for the prior four years.
>>> 
>> 
>> True, but there are very good reasons for Apple to work that way.
>> 
>> So, Apple does cost the project more.
>>> 
>> 
>> Yes. But that is not what I responded to. The specific quote was "Apple
>> products are disproportionately expensive", which is pure FUD. That along
>> with the statement "or Mac could be dropped as a supported platform" gets
>> my hackles up. It is typical of the anti-Mac rhetoric I encounter way too
>> often.
>> 
> 
> If Apple is that cheap for you and you believe in it that much, I've
> already outlined what you can do, such as buying us a Mac mini or providing
> access to one, or contributing as a developer.


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