Scott Webster sewebster at
Sun Dec 25 08:22:18 PST 2011

I might have missed it in the discussion, but what do we gain by
removing macfuse?  The two things I can think of are: less maintainer
load for dports and reduced possible confusion for users.

Probably it should be up to Dan what he wants to maintain, and perhaps
a big warning statement could be placed in the macfuse description?


On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Jordan K. Hubbard <jkh at> wrote:
> On Dec 24, 2011, at 3:55 AM, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
> Please make fuse4x build on PPC before removing MacFUSE.
> The last PowerPC Mac machine shipped in 2005.  That was almost 7 years ago.
>  I think it's unrealistic to expect a build-from-source system like macports
> to keep supporting machines that old, particularly when (as we've already
> discussed) there are other binary-package avenues available
> (like for folks who, for
> whatever reason, are still clinging to vintage hardware of that nature.
> - Jordan
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