[nycbug-talk] what happened to darwinports?

Amitai Schlair schmonz at schmonz.com
Thu May 3 19:06:42 EDT 2007

On May 3, 2007, at 6:47 PM, David Rio Deiros wrote:

> On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 01:44:06PM -0700, Peter Wright wrote:
>>>>>>>> "pw" == Peter Wright <pete at nomadlogic.org> writes:
>>>     pw> ahh..so apple pulled the plug on the project?
>>> try pkgsrc!
>>> <hides>
>> heh - no need to hide, we are moving to pkgsrc soon (from RPM).
> I was thinking in moving from fink to pkgsrc also but this is holding
> me down:
> "There are two methods of using pkgsrc on Mac OS X, by using a disk
> image, or a UFS or HFSX partition."
> I don't have HFSX on my partition so I would have to use the diskimage
> approach.

You can also NFS-mount pkgsrc from somewhere else, if you have a  
suitable somewhere else. But the disk image approach isn't too bad.  
You only need enough case-sensitive disk image for pkgsrc itself;  
almost all packages can build and install on case-insensitive  

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