dave at horsfall.org
Sat Oct 3 03:25:17 PDT 2015
On Fri, 2 Oct 2015, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> We're trying to make MacPorts into a system that just works, and that
> means that when we discover common situations where MacPorts fails to
> work, we try to modify MacPorts so that users are less likely to
> encounter them. One of the common problems we discovered was when
> MacPorts is built on one version of OS X and used on another version of
> OS X. So now we prevent that, via the error message that caused you to
> begin this thread.
And with any luck, both MacPorts and FreeBSD-ports will learn from each
Remember: under the bonnet (ObUSA: hood) the Mac runs FreeBSD.
A family exchange, some years back:
Ex: Iain, why did Dave buy a Mac? I thought he was a Unix person!
Son (in a withering tone): Mum, the Mac *runs* Unix.
Me: That's right, Iain; I wouldn't've bought it otherwise.
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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