pkg and mpkg

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at
Sun Feb 7 22:07:35 PST 2010

On Feb 7, 2010, at 12:37 PM, Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2010-2-8 07:18 , Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>> Can port download and install pkg and mpkg packages?
>> There might be a port I want to create and while the product runs on
>> Tiger, Leopard and Snow Leopard the latest version can only compile  
>> on
>> Snow Leopard.
>> There are however pkg and mpkg downloads.
> Portfiles are Turing complete, so yes, you can in principle install
> however you like. It seems strange that the software would be able to
> build against the 10.4 SDK but not actually on < 10.6 though.

So how would you do it? I'm sure the portfile needs to not configure  
and to not build. Are there port commands for to run apples installer?

// Brad

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