Apple has just begun seeding OS X Lion 10.7.2 Beta 3 to developers this afternoon. Along with 10.7.2B3 (11C43), Apple has released iCloud Beta 9 and iPhoto Beta 3, all of which are available on Apple’s Developer site.  Focus areas include: AirPort, AppKit, GraphicsDrivers, iCal, iChat, Mac App Store, Mail, Spotlight and Time Machine.  There are no known issues.

Seed note follows:

OS X Lion 10.7.2 build 11C43 Seed Note

OS X Lion Update 10.7.2 is an update to OS X Lion 10.7.

Installation Instructions

The OS X Lion 10.7.2 Update (Combo) updates

- OS X Lion 10.7 or 10.7.1 GM builds.

- Any earlier seed of Mac OS X v10.7.2 ONLY AFTER installing the included reversioner.

IMPT: If you installed a previous seed of Mac OS X v10.7.2, please run the enclosed Reversioner.pkg, do not restart but install the update immediately after.

The OS X Lion 10.7.2 Update (Delta) updates

- OS X Lion 10.7.1 GM builds.

- Any earlier seed of Mac OS X v10.7.2 ONLY AFTER installing the included reversioner.

IMPT: If you installed a previous seed of Mac OS X v10.7.2, please run the enclosed Reversioner.pkg, do not restart but install the update immediately after.

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.

As this is a pre-release build, it is not advisable to use this software on a production system with information on it that you depend on for your business.

Known Issues

- None

Focus Areas

- AirPort

- AppKit

- GraphicsDrivers

- iCal

- iChat

- Mac App Store

- Mail

- Spotlight

- Time Machine

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 <http://bugreporter.apple.com/>. Please make sure to include “10.7.2 (11C43)” 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”.

For complete instructions on submitting bug reports, please visit the Bug Reporting page at <http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter/>.

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