[Chimera-users] Graphics cards for Mac

William Jeffrey Triffo triffo at rice.edu
Tue Mar 4 13:39:42 PST 2008


regarding 64-bit builds of various third-party packages, is there a way 
some of us Leopard users could help test / figure out if successful 
builds would be feasible? perhaps some of us who are knowledgeable with 
that kind of scut-work would be willing to help with that tedium (?)

-Jeff (Triffo)

Tom Goddard wrote:
> Hi Jeff,
>   You are right, Leopard (Mac OS 10.5) allows for 64-bit graphical 
> applications.  I was not aware of this.  We have not made a 64-bit 
> Chimera version for the Mac and it could require significant work 
> because 30 third-party packages Chimera uses will all have to build 
> successfully in 64-bit mode.  The Chimera developers have not yet 
> discussed a time-line for achieving this.
>     Tom
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