Volunteer for a workshop on "setting up your own buildbot/buildslave"? (Was: Experiences with El Capitan)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Thu Nov 12 05:43:29 PST 2015

On Nov 12, 2015, at 6:55 AM, Michael David Crawford wrote:

> There have been plenty of times that the only Mac available to me for
> development has been my mother's Tiger G4 iMac.  I was at least able
> to install a PowerPC backport of Firefox.
> What was most upsetting to me when I used it was that I often had to
> build my own tools from source, because the powerpc binaries had been
> withdrawn.

Not sure if you were talking about MacPorts or other projects, but MacPorts has never offered PowerPC binaries. We started offering binaries with OS X 10.6, for x86_64 only.

> It's one thing to stop supporting a product, quite another to actively
> prevent its use.

More information about the macports-dev mailing list