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Apple seeds new build of Mac OS X 10.6.3


iPhoneinCanada is reporting that Apple has seeded a new build of Mac OS X 10.6.3. The build, numbered 10D571, weighs in around 700MB and focuses on Graphics Drivers, iChat, QuickTime, Fonts. The build also fixes:

  • Compatibility issues with OpenGL-based applications
  • Performance improvements for 64-bit Logic
  • Changes to QuickTime X that increase reliability and improve compatibility and security
  • Printing reliability and compatibility with third party printers
  • Issues resolved that prevented files from copying to Windows shares
  • Issues resolved with recurring events in iCal when connected to an Exchange server
  • Issues resolved that prevented files with the "#" or "&" symbols in their names from opening in Rosetta
  • Issues addressed that caused background message colors to display incorrectly in Mail when scrolling
  • Issue resolved that caused machines using BTMM and the Bonjour Sleep Proxy to wake unexpectedly
There is one known issue in this build: Safari 4.0.5 will be re-offered by Software Update after upgrading to 10D571 from a previous seed. It has been over five months since Snow Leopard has been updated. 10.6 was released on August 28, 2009 followed less than two weeks later by 10.6.1. On November 9, 2009, Apple released 10.6.2.

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