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Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Jul 3 19:59:56 PDT 2012

On Jul 3, 2012, at 21:52, Brandon Allbery wrote:

> And what is missing from all of this is what I understood your original question to be:  what *packages* might be available (which depends on variants etc.).

Right, there's no MacPorts command that tells you whether a binary would be available.

> "port list" shows what will build from source; only a subset of this is available as binary packages, and even then only for some architectures and default variants (and only with the default MacPorts prefix of /opt/local).

...and only for certain OS versions, and only if your applications_dir and frameworks_dir are also the defaults, and possibly there are even more restrictions that I'm forgetting right now.

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