[OS X TeX] 64-bit binaries in TeXLive 2010
mshanson at mac.com
Sat Dec 5 13:21:39 EST 2009
On Dec 5, 2009, at 12:46 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>> ioreg -l -p IODeviceTree | grep firmware-abi
>> If you see "EFI64", then your Mac supports the 64-bit kernel;
>> otherwise it does not. Again, any Mac with a 64-bit processor
>> should still be able to run 64-bit applications under OS X 10.5 or
>> 10.6, regardless of whether the kernel is 32- or 64-bit.
> My MacBook Pro has EFI64, but won't boot the 64-bit kernel. This
> doesn't bother me, but it confuses the issue a bit more.
Thanks for that refinement. Apparently a necessary but not sufficient
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