Macports needs a little marketing

Guido Soranzio guido.soranzio at
Mon Nov 7 12:44:05 CET 2016

Some hours ago I wrote:

> JPortsUI parses directly the output of the ‘port’ command 
> (“screen scraping”) and could stop working if a new release of 
> the command would change the output format

JPortsUI also scans directly /opt/local/var/macports/sources/

For my personal project I am using the same technique. For those interested, here
is the simple but effective code I use to parse TCL lists implemented in Objective-C,
MacRuby/RubyMotion and Swift:





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