FileZilla: current version requires SDK 11

Mark Anderson mark at
Sun Feb 7 00:02:53 UTC 2021

I would maybe have one of us try it for 11.0 and if < 11 is detected the
latest pre macOS 11 build is done. I do that for iTerm - i have had some
problems recently but it mostly worked.


On Sat, Feb 6, 2021 at 12:55 PM Lothar Haeger <lothar.haeger at> wrote:

> The latest version of FileZilla fails to build on my Catalina system and
> the developer states, it requires the latest BigSur SDK to compile (though
> the final binary should be running on macOS 10.11 and newer):
> If I understand that correctly, MacPorts will only be able to build the
> software on BigSur, right? Since I am not yet on BigSur and do not intend
> to go there anytime soon, how to best approach this kind of issue?
> - I could drop maintainership and hope for someone running BigSur to pick
> it up.
> - I could patch the source and try to revert any use of the latest code
> changes that now require SDK 11.
> - I could just ignore updates form now on and MacPorts stays on the
> current version forever.
> - I could turn this into a (partially) binary port ;-)
> Any suggestions? Is there any simple solution I'm overlooking?

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