Status of Jaguar support?

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Thu Jun 21 06:31:25 PDT 2007

On Jun 21, 2007, at 5:35 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> Is MacPorts officially no longer supporting Jaguar?

Our policy (from quite a while ago) is to support the current Mac OS  
X major release, and the one previous to it (so currently 10.4 and  

> If we are officially no longer supporting Jaguar, then MacPorts  
> should decline to install on that OS, port should decline to run on  
> that OS, and we should remove all darwin 6 platform selectors from  
> all ports.

I think it's better to make the policy clear to the end-user and let  
them try to make things work if they want to (and I don't think the  
project would be opposed to including patches to fix things on older  
'non-supported' releases, just like how we're happy to include fixes  
for other operating systems that aren't them main focus of macports).

Daniel J. Luke
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