It was just a month ago that Apple released the final OS X Lion 10.7.2 but obviously things have to move forward and today we have witnessed the OS X Lion 10.7.3 build 11D16 released for testing and debugging for developers only. The release is focused on improvements for iCloud Document Storage, Address Book, iCal and Mail application however reputedly there are no bug fixes. The new OS X Lion 10.7.2 update gave complete new environment for AddressBook, GraphicsDrivers, iCal, iChat, iCloud, Mac App Store, Mail, MobileMe, Safari, Spotlight, and Time Machine services.
Apple’s OS X Lion 10.7.3 build 11D16 release notes,
OS X Lion 10.7.3 build 11D16 Seed Note
OS X Lion Update 10.7.3 is an update to OS X Lion 10.7.
The OS X Lion 10.7.3 Update (Combo) updates
– OS X Lion 10.7, 10.7.1 or 10.7.2 GM builds.
The OS X Lion 10.7.3 Update (Delta) updates
– OS X Lion 10.7.2 GM builds.
Please be aware that you will not be able to revert back to your previous system after updating. Please install this update on a system you are prepared to erase if necessary.
– iCloud document storage
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 <http://bugreporter.apple.com/>. Please make sure to include “10.7.3 (11D16)” in the bug title and description. This information will ensure that your bug is processed quickly.
When submitting a bug report, please make sure to 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 located in ~/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports
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/PanicReporter.
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 View Menu select “Sample Process”.
OS X 10.7.3 build 11D16 can be currently downloaded from links below,
- OS X Lion 10.7.3 11D16 Combo
- OS X Lion 10.7.3 11D16 Delta
If you want to get more information on Mac OS X Lion then visit our Mac OS X section.