Alexey Kuznetsov kuznetsov.alexey at
Fri Jun 17 09:58:37 PDT 2016

On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 7:42 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at>

> You're missing the point that those distributions are all based on Linux,
> and Portfiles exist because OS X is not Linux and many packages need to be
> beat over the head to build in the first place. Package formats are not the
> problem; fundamental compatibility is the problem, and no package format
> can fix it.

Homebrew, macports, cocoapods can you the same portfile format (snapd).

-- AK
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