Must I use Fink?

Abram Gillespie abe.gillespie.lists at
Thu Sep 27 13:17:50 PDT 2007

Ahhhh, I see.  Ok, so I can basically create my own package and pass
in whatever options I need to the configure script.  Only then do I
need to manage future updates to the package.  Got it.

Thanks for the help all.  I'll try it as soon as I get a chance.


On 9/27/07, Chris Pickel <sfiera at> wrote:
> On 27 Sep, 2007, at 10:50, Abram Gillespie wrote:
> > I haven't gotten any response as to how I go about getting the
> > php_dbase extension for the php5 package.  Is it possible?  Should I
> > just drop MacPorts and go back to Fink?
> I've attached a possible patch. Sync your ports repository, apply it
> with "sudo patch `port file php` php5-dbase.patch", and then try a
> "sudo port install php5 +dbase +whatever_else". I don't know anything
> about dbase so I don't know if it'll work, but it's a try.
> Regards,
> Chris

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