running macports along with homebrew

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Thu Aug 31 19:46:55 UTC 2017

On Aug 31, 2017, at 3:34 PM, Craig Treleaven <ctreleaven at> wrote:
> AIUI, casks are supposed to help in two ways:  binary (only) packages and pre-compiled binaries.
> MacPorts solved the second part several years ago.  As an aside, I think a lot of people using Homebrew never got this message.

Indeed, a quick look at indicates there are 22,957 binary archives available.

> Maybe I’m missing something important.

I get that feeling a lot when talking to people who really like homebrew.

Daniel J. Luke

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