Request for Review: Add Mac OS X Instructions to README-builds.html

Scott Kovatch scott.kovatch at
Wed Apr 25 15:30:15 UTC 2012

On Apr 25, 2012, at 6:02 AM, Edvard Wendelin wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm working on some updates in the README-builds.html [1]. The first step is to add the Mac OS X platform. I have gathered the requirements from the Mac OS X port wiki [2][3].  It seems like Apple has dropped the "Mac" part of "Mac OS X" and now only call the product "OS X Lion" [4].  Question is if this is only a marketing term or if it's now the official name. In this webrev I've used "Mac OS X". 

I don't think anyone will be confused if you continue to use Mac OS X. Until we hear otherwise, I think it's safe to leave it that way.

Instead of indicating 'JDK 6u18' at line 231, we should put "Java for OS X Lion Update 1". Someone will invariably ask which OS X Java Update 6u18 corresponds to, so it's best to just spell it out explicitly. That update corresponds to 6u31, if the JDK 6 version is important.

Looks fine otherwise.

-- Scott K.

Scott Kovatch
scott.kovatch at
Santa Clara/Pleasanton, CA

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