Looking for a solution to compile MacPorts and maintain my packages

Toby Peterson toby at apple.com
Wed Jul 1 13:29:45 PDT 2009

On Jul 1, 2009, at 1:28 PM, Daniel J. Luke wrote:

> On Jul 1, 2009, at 4:06 PM, Toby Peterson wrote:
>> On Jul 1, 2009, at 1:04 PM, Jean-Michel Pouré wrote:
>>> Finally I bought a dual processor Powermac G4 for 99€:
>>> http://cgi.ebay.fr/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260437468424
>>> It comes with Mac OS X 10.4, but I will try to upgrade it to 10.5.  
>>> Then
>>> I will start compiling and try to chase bugs under PowerMac.
>> Getting Leopard running on that machine will be quite an adventure...
> Really? I have 10.5 running on a similar machine.
> Admittedly, the upgrade didn't go smoothly for me, but it wasn't too  
> difficult to get working.
> http://www.geeklair.net/~dluke/archives/2008/01/geeklairnet-105-upgrade-notes.html

I'm under the impression that the Leopard installer just bails on  
older machines. Maybe not though, I don't have any firsthand  
experience with it.

- Toby

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