Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Fri Dec 23 19:04:26 PST 2011

On Dec 23, 2011, at 6:55 PM, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:

> On Dec 23, 2011, at 4:17 AM, Dan Ports wrote:
>> Yes, I've been giving some thought lately to the question of whether
>> we should remove this port.
>> It is certainly deprecated: any ports that depend on it default to
>> using fuse4x to satisfy the dependency instead. The macfuse port also
>> refuses to install for anyone who's using a 64-bit kernel.
>> One argument against removing the port is that fuse4x isn't ABI
>> compatible with MacFUSE. That's hardly an issue for dependent ports, of
>> course, but would break compatibility with non-MacPorts binaries that
>> link against the framework. I'm told that's an issue for some MacFUSE
>> users, although it's not clear how many of them are getting it from
>> MacPorts (or if it's really something we want to support anyway.)
> Please make fuse4x build on PPC before removing MacFUSE.
> $ sudo port -v install fuse4x
> --->  Computing dependencies for fuse4x.
> Error: Cannot install fuse4x for the arch(s) 'ppc' because
> Error: its dependency fuse4x-kext does not build for the required arch(s) by default
> Error: and the configured universal_archs 'x86_64 i386' are not sufficient.
> Error: Unable to execute port: architecture mismatch


Setting 'universal_archs ppc' solved this error.

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