Macports On Pure Darwin

Jordan K. Hubbard jkh at
Sun Feb 17 12:34:56 PST 2008

I don't see any point in supporting Pure Darwin for any reason at this  
point.  You're talking about an installed base of what - 20 people?   
50?  100 tops?  I can think of more Amiga Unix users than that.

- Jordan

On Feb 17, 2008, at 12:25 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Feb 17, 2008, at 01:40, Yves de Champlain wrote:
>> Le 08-02-16 à 22:26, Michael Franz a écrit :
>>> I was able to install darwinports 1.3.2, but the port files have
>>> properties/commands that this old version does not understand.
>>> The problem with building the latest version (This started with
>>> Macports 1.5) is that Core Foundation is required.  I would have
>>> thought that darwin 8 had core foundation installed.
>> and BTW many ports will also fail because they just suppose darwin to
>> be mac os x
> We still have separate "macosx" and "darwin" platforms don't we? Do
> we want to continue having that? Or should we drop all semblance of
> Pure Darwin support? I guess if we (Anders) are going to all the
> effort lately to support other operating systems, we should also
> support Pure Darwin...
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