sudo port install gksu
ryandesign at macports.org
Thu Nov 26 16:39:37 PST 2009
On Nov 26, 2009, at 16:53, Eralp Karaduman wrote:
> I've just typed "sudo port install gksu" on terminal, and found large
> amount of dependant packages.. so downloading and installing them.
You're right, gksu does have quite a few dependencies.
> My aim was to use gksu functionality on osx. I was modifying a
> textmate bundle for HaXe to run swf files on external flash player by
> keyboard shortcut, when doing this at the point of execution of
> flashplayer, I lacked sudo priviledges.. so needed to do something
> like "gksu" on linux
> My question is, ports is downloading too many things, is this normal?
I would imagine that MacPorts is downloading exactly as many things as are needed to fulfill your request. :)
> Shall I let it complete its work?
Yes, if you want the port installed.
> And im feeling like I've just done a very stupid thing, there should
> be a workaround for what i am trying to do, is it?
What do you want to work around?
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