Binary builds???

Scott Webster sewebster at
Sat Nov 19 00:26:24 PST 2011

On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 12:09 AM, Marko Käning <MK-MacPorts at> wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2011, at 8:50 AM, Roger Pack wrote:
> Ooops, I obviously missed this somehow...
> Looks like - since buildbot made his way through all port files - it is possible to install binary packages, is that true?
> If so, how could that be enable in a local MacPorts installation? (From what I see all my installations still configure and build all their ports themselves)

I think it should be automatic.  Maybe check that your portarchivetype
line is tbz2 (or commented out) in macports.conf.  Somehow mine was
set to something else and it wouldn't use the binaries.


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