Binary builds???

Peter Trudelle trudelle at
Sat Nov 19 11:00:22 PST 2011

This thread made me realize my 2 year old default macports.conf is 
hopelessly out of date.  A quick search of FAQ, Guide, etc. didn't turn 
up any advice on how best to update it, and I expect that just replacing 
it with the latest default may not work.  Any pointers?



On 11/19/11 10:02 AM, Dominik Reichardt wrote:
> On 19.11.2011, at 18:42, Marko Käning wrote:
>>> No, it means there *aren't* any, because the few ports that have 
>>> that capability in their source aren't anywhere near enough to 
>>> bother with the additional complexity of trying to support it in the 
>>> buildbot.
>> OK, now you successfully annihilated my last bit of hope. ;-)
> When you think of how dynamic linking of binaries with libraries and 
> other stuff is done, it is clear that MacPorts could never provide 
> precompiled binaries for a custom prefix. Unless, of course, 
> everything were built static which poses much more problems on OS X :)
> Dom
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