Publicizing MacPorts

Zero King l2dy at
Thu Apr 22 14:09:35 UTC 2021

On Mon, Apr 19, 2021 at 01:24:51PM +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>On Mon, 19 Apr 2021 at 12:45, Steven Smith wrote:
>> If a comparable announcement to this was made for MacPorts, I missed it:
>We never made any announcement since it basically "worked from day 1"
>(almost), and we never had any specific point in time when support for
>M1 was significantly improved. (We probably needed an upgrade of
>MacPorts base, but that happened very soon.)
>We should probably be publicising that MacPorts works just fine with
>M1 more aggressively from the very beginning.

Ironically, MacPorts is claimed to have "initial or beta support" for
Apple silicon on (top search result for
"is m1 ready" on Google), while Homebrew is "fully compatible".

>If anyone is willing to volunteer to do PR for MacPorts ...

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