[chirp_users] New Python coming?

Peter ptlambert at sbcglobal.net
Tue Mar 5 13:01:13 PST 2019

To be clear, that question was rhetorical.  If/when OSX no longer 
supports 32-bit executables, then it will need a 64-bit Python runtime, 
and a 64-bit CHIRP -- and the KK7DS Python runtime will also need to be 
updated accordingly.

On 3/5/2019 12:54 PM, Peter wrote:
> It's been a very long time for me since I looked at Mac-/anything/, but:
>   Homebrew installs the stuff you need 
> <https://formulae.brew.sh/formula/> that Apple (or your Linux system) 
> didn’t.
> brew install tdsmith/ham/chirp
> ... just uses Homebrew to install the KK7DS Python runtime 
> <http://www.d-rats.com/download/OSX_Runtime/KK7DS_Python_Runtime_R10.pkg> 
> for Mac OSX, right? Will Homebrew still install that runtime into "the 
> next release of MacOS", when "32-bit executables will no longer be 
> supported"?
> On 3/5/2019 11:34 AM, Tom Hayward wrote:
>> The instructions indicate you can also install via Homebrew:
>> https://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Download#MacOS-Users
>> brew install tdsmith/ham/chirp
>> Tom KD7LXL

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