Installing Rosetta on Apple Silicon / M1 executors

You may have a scenario that requires you to run an application of kind Application (Intel) on an Apple Silicon / M1 resource. This can be done by installing Rosetta. Rosetta acts as a translation layer on Apple Silicon versions of macOS, which allows macOS to run Application (Intel) kind applications.

Installing Rosetta

Rosetta can be installed using CircleCI's macOS orb.

orbs:
  macos: circleci/macos@2.4.1
  
jobs:
  build:
    macos:
      xcode: "14.3.1"
    resource_class: macos.m1.medium.gen1
    steps:
      - macos/install-rosetta
...

Additional resources

macOS orb documentation

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