Rockbox

  • Status Unconfirmed
  • Percent Complete
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  • Task Type Bugs
  • Category Utils
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System All players
  • Severity Critical
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version RBUtil 1.4.0
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Robert McGovern - 2020-05-22

FS#13198 - ipodpatcher and Rockbox Utility do not work in macOS Catalina (10.15)

Neither of the tools, ipodpatcher or Rockbox Utility 1.4.0, work on macOS Catalina.

Catalina removed 32bit support.

Using ipodpatcher generates the following error:

bash-3.2$ ./ipodpatcher
bash: ./ipodpatcher: Bad CPU type in executable

And Rockbox Utility has a white circle with a line through it indicating that it does not work with this version of the OS.

(see attached file)

Dominik Riebeling commented on 2020-06-29 18:47

That's because those binaries are 32bit (actually, ppc + i386), and since 32bit support was removed those don't run anymore.

In the meantime, there are 64bit only test binaries here:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B8pPsvGJ3RdKfnhyTDAwTWstMlhNR3NDanZURHFzOEI4ZHhoQUJ5OXUzN1NDRlp0U0hZNzQ

Unfortunately simply rebuilding as 64bit is problematic for Rockbox Utility since the current source tree doesn't build directly. Once those issues have been resolved a new release will fix the actual issue.

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