Mac OS X 10.6.3 release imminent?

Feb 22, 2010
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Mac OS X 10.6.3 release imminent?

Looks like we should all brace for an Apple update; according to World of Mac's sources, the Cupertino company is readying to release Mac OS X 10.6.3.  The latest developer build of the update - 10D558 - went out recently, with the accompanying notes left unchanged; the sources "continue to insist" that it's almost ready for a general release.

The developer version of the update apparently comes in at 710.5MB, and includes 64-bit logic performance tweaks, security changes, Exchange fixes in iCal and networking issues.

Seed notes:

Included in this update

  • Performance improvements for 64-bit Logic
  • Addresses compatibility issues with OpenGL-based applications
  • Includes changes to QuickTime X that increase reliability, improve compatibility and address security
  • Improves printing reliability and compatibility with 3rd party printers
  • Addresses an issue that causes background message colors to display incorrectly in Mail when scrolling
  • Resolves an issue that prevented files with the # or & in their names from opening in Rosetta
  • Resolves an issue that prevented files from copying to Windows shares
  • Resolves an issue that caused machines using BTMM and the Bonjour Sleep Proxy to wake unexpectedly
  • Resolves an issue with recurring events in iCal when connected to an Exchange server

Known Issues

  • none

Focus Areas

  • AFP
  • AirPort
  • GraphicsDrivers
  • QuickTime

[via Distorted-Loop]


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