System libraries vs. Macports installed libraries

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Jan 8 17:21:55 PST 2007

On Jan 8, 2007, at 18:53, Jann Röder wrote:

> I was wondering whether there is a policy for which library to use  
> if a
> version of that library comes with MacOS X and there's also a port
> available. Specifically I'm talking about the openssl port/library. If
> both approaches work, which library should a port link against ?

Use the MacPorts version unless there's a really good reason not to. 

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