Installing macports packages from binary

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at
Fri Jun 1 09:36:18 PDT 2012

> One problem with macports is that it take a long time to get the
> packages compiled. If I don't a whole system selfupdate and upgrade,
> it can take hours. This is unbearable. I think that there are only
> limited number of Mac OSes. Is possible to add a new feature to allow
> installation from binary directly?

From `man port`:
     -b       binary-only mode (build and install from binary archives, ignore source,
              abort if no archive available)

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