[NTG-context] new upload

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Thu Nov 26 17:00:05 CET 2020

On 11/26/2020 4:26 PM, Keith McKay wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm planning in the next few weeks to retire my 2012 16GB Mac mini which 
> has served me well with ConTeXt (and other software) over these past few 
> years. I was planning on getting the new entry level MAC min M1 with 8GB 
> unified memory but I see that there will be no ConTeXt binaries for 
> these new M1 chip Macs. Would it be possible for a ConTeXt user like 
> myself to build the binaries on my proposed new Mac? I'm not a computer 
> professional.
At some point yes  (because once stable the code will be in the 
distribition) but even then you probably need to mess with compilers


Maybe Mojca has to configure the build to either generate arm bins (in 
addition) or universal apple bins (of course these are larger).

We actually discussed it before but apple has been kind of secretive 
about all this. Of course, if they care about luatex cs support they 
could send an M1 mini to Mojca for the compile farm for some real testing.

Btw, aren't intel bins supposed to run on the M1 in some emulation mode?


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