7059Re: [wpmac] PPC Apps in Lion?
- Oct 21, 2011
>Chad Smith wrote:Apple's end user license agreements for Snow Leopard and Lion do not
>it's even more disappointing that because of Apple's desire to
>control everything, you can't emulate it on top of Lion, like you
>can with say Linux or Windows, (VMWare Fusion / Parallels Desktop /
>QEMU / Bochs / etc.).
preclude installing Snow Leopard in a virtual environment, i.e., as a
guest OS. They merely require that you purchase as many copies as
The Lion end user license agreement has an additional clause
permitting installation of *extra* copies of Lion in a virtual
environment, but this clause does state or imply that it negates your
basic right to install one copy of Snow Leopard in a virtual
A member of another list reported success running Virtual Box in Lion
and installing Snow Leopard client as a guest (virtual) OS. He said
Virtual Box displays a warning about Apple's license agreement, but
it then allows you to proceed with the installation. However,
Virtual Box apparently wants to avoid responsibility for interpreting
and enforcing the OS X license agreements, so it officially refuses
to support installation of any OS X client in as a guest OS.
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