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Old 2021-09-02, 15:51   #1
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Question Official release of Prime95 30.x for MacOS?

Been running 29.8 build 7 for a while now (over a year) on an iMac Pro (10 cores), and would love to get started with 30.3 (or 30.4 or .5 or ...) but I don't see an official build of version 30.x for MacOS / OSX yet. I have downloaded the source, but lack confidence/skills to build and test myself.... Any thoughts? Is it lack of testers/builders that has kept the OSX version still at 29.8? Or something else? I'd like to help but I'm finding the lack of developer guidance a bit frustrating , or probably I just don't know where to look.
Thanks much!
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Old 2021-09-02, 16:09   #2
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George has shared an unofficial macOS build here:
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Old 2021-09-02, 16:13   #3
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Making mprime should be as simple as:
cd gwnum
make -f makemac
cd ../macosx64
Fat binaries may complicate things. The GUI version looks like it requires Xcode to compile. The code appears to have support for PRP proofs so it may be up to date.
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