[tbb-bugs] #13685 [Tor bundles/installation]: Transition away from 32bit OS X Tor Browser builds

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#13685: Transition away from 32bit OS X Tor Browser builds
     Reporter:  gk                        |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  task                      |     Status:  new
     Priority:  normal                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Tor bundles/installation  |    Version:
   Resolution:                            |   Keywords:  tbb-4.5-alpha
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Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:4 mcs]:
 > Thanks for working on this.  The revised patch looks good (and brade and
 I tested it a little).
 > One thing we will need to keep in mind:  the update service (in the
 browser) only has support for one "detailsURL".  That means that a 4.0.x
 user who is running Mac OS 10.8 or newer will also be pointed to the same
 detailsURL as one who is running 10.6 (https://www.torproject.org/TODO-

 Why? I thought `minSupportedOSVersion` solves this problem for us in a way
 that only users with OSX < 10.8 AND a 32 bit Tor Browser get to see the

 That said I think I like the idea for the alpha to just point to an anchor
 tag on the blog post explaining the issue and containing
 instructions/links for users affected by this problem. Meanwhile we can
 think about solving this problem as good as we can for the stable upgrade.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/13685#comment:5>
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