Mac OS X Update 10.4.9 build 8P2111 Seeded

in macOS edited January 2014
Known Issues

- Applications moved from the /Applications and /Applications/Utilities folders may not update correctly (Font Book, iCal, iSync, Bluetooth File Exchange)

Focus Areas

Please focus your testing on:

- .Mac*Connectivity

- Adobe Flash

- Apple USB Modem

- Automator

- bash

- bind

- Bluetooth

- Bonjour

- Dashboard Widgets

- FireWire

- Fonts (OpenType fonts)

- gnutar

- Graphics

- iChat Video Conferencing

- iSync


Bug Reporting

This build is being provided to you for testing and development purposes. Should you encounter any problems, please submit a bug report using the online Bug Reporter at <>. In the bug title and description include the build information ("8P2111 (Delta)" or "8P2111 (Combo)"). This information will*ensure that your bug is reviewed quickly.

When submitting a bug report include a Summary,*Steps to Reproduce, Actual Results, Expected Results, the System Profile*Report, and any other relevant information that is necessary to process*the report.

IMPORTANT: Engineering requires additional information for crashing bugs,*kernel panics, and hanging issues.


Crashing Bugs: Crash logs are required for crashing bugs. Crash logs can be retrieved from ~/Library/Logs/CrashReporter or /Library/Logs/CrashReporter


Kernel Panics: Backtraces, which contain vital information for investigating kernel panics, are required for kernel panic issues. Backtraces can be saved to nvram on Restart Shutdown, then copied to the panic.log file on restart. The panic.log file can be found in /Library/Logs.


Hanging Issues: When an application is hung, a sample should be provided. This can be done using the Activity Monitor (/Applications/Utilities/). To generate a sample using this utility, click on the hung application name, then from the Process Menu select "Sample".

Areas of Change

New in this seed:

- Fixed problem with Sync Services Engine

- Fixed issue with rsync and extended attributes

- Fixed issue with Sync Services and .Mac Sync

- Fixed issue with Rosetta

- Fixed problem with USB Modem and caller ID

- Fixed issue with Universal Access preferences pane

- Fixed problem with Bluetooth and device pairing

- Fixed issue where USB modem may not detect busy tone

- Fixed issue with QC Engine

- Fixed issue with CoreGraphics and HID Manager

- Fixed issue with PDFKit and MallocGuardEdges

- Issue with Automator Actions and generated text fixed

- Fixed issue with .Mac and syncing
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