Help with a Portfile

Eric F (iEFdev) eric at
Tue Jan 15 07:53:20 UTC 2019

On 1/15/19 7:22 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2019, at 00:18, iEFdev wrote:
>>> You cannot fetch from GitHub using the curl bundled with a macOS version that old.
>> Would it be possible to link around the problem in any way, if not just temporarily? Just replace curl with a newer did'n't work.
> Yes, you can build MacPorts from source, and use the --with-curlprefix configure flag to point to a curl library that uses a newer openssl or libressl or other library. Don't use the curl library installed by that MacPorts installation or it will break if you later deactivate the curl port. Instead, use a manually-compiled curl library or a curl library installed by a different MacPorts installation.
Thanks! I think I'll do that later.  How does it work with updates, when it
updates itself… it will cont to use my config?

On 1/15/19 7:48 , Joshua Root wrote:
> On 2019-1-15 17:18 , iEFdev wrote:
>> When I run “port fetch” - all I see is port running tclsh5.8... no curl.
> It uses libcurl.
> - Josh
Perfect! That did the trick… for now.

$ cd /usr/lib && sudo mv libcurl.4.dylib{,.orig}
$ sudo ln -s /opt/local/lib/libcurl.4.dylib .

At least I can use it for testing and revert back later.

· Eric
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