Is MacPorts based on another package manager?

sierkb at sierkb at
Sat Aug 18 09:47:19 PDT 2012

Am 18.08.2012 um 16:53 schrieb Bradley Giesbrecht:
> On Aug 17, 2012, at 8:19 PM, Jerry wrote:
>> Is MacPorts based on a Linux or other package manager? From time to time I think this would be useful to know when interacting with non-Mac developers.
> Our wiki has a brief history:


I add:

Apple: Mac OS X Developer Library: Using MacPorts

Wikipedia (en): MacPorts

MacPorts Guide

MacPorts Guide: Chapter 1. Introduction

MacPorts Guide: Chapter 3. Using MacPorts: 3.4.2 Binary Packages

Sierk Bornemannn

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