MacPorts and Summer of Code

Anant Narayanan anant at
Thu Mar 1 09:25:12 PST 2007

>> What kind of projects do you have in mind for the Summer of Code people
>> to take on?
> The project I personally was planning on doing was an official GUI for
> MacPorts. Currently, there's only a non-free (in all senses of the word)
> frontend.
> Apart from this, porting a major application: like the next big
> Gnome/KDE could also fit the bill. Surely, you guys must be having a
> TODO list? :)

Additionally, any general *nix application that hasn't been ported to
Darwin/OSX yet will qualify as a MacPorts project. There are tons of
these out there, so a proposal could either contain porting several
small applications or one big one; the coding time allowed is 3 months.


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