MacPorts participation in GSoC 2011

Anders F Björklund afb at
Wed Feb 16 04:35:05 PST 2011

Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2011-2-16 19:24 , Rainer Müller wrote:
>> Any ideas floating in your head you want to see already?

> * Cleanly separate building software from installing it, using "real"
> binary packages

... with package dependencies, so you don't need to parse Portfiles
(or even _have_ the ports tree) in order to install a binary package.

i.e. something like FreeBSD's pkg_add (a "pkg install" was suggested)


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