64-bit Viscosity Mac OS X application?

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zexpe

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Post by zexpe » Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:27 am
Is it possible to distribute a 64-bit compilation of the Viscosity application? Viscosity is one of the few remaining applications currently running on my Mac in non-64-bit mode.

James

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Post by James » Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:08 am
Hi zexpe,

It would be quite easy for us to compile Viscosity as a 64-bit app, however unfortunately doing so would break Mac OS 10.5 compatibly. For the time being we are sticking with 32-bit for this reason (OpenVPN itself is 32-bit anyway). There also would be little to no performance improvement: Viscosity sits on 0% CPU usage most of the time anyway.

Cheers,
James
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