dmgbuild ports disappeared
ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Oct 20 11:51:42 UTC 2019
On Oct 20, 2019, at 05:42, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
> Hi, I’m using MacPorts for many years, but I’m new on this list.
> A few days ago I was building SCM Workbench on MacPorts Python 3.7 (because the binary package was expecting python.org Frameworks to be installed). The project uses dmgbuild, and there were ports for all(?) versions of Python.
> py37-dmgbuild didn’t work, because the port used an old state of dmgbuild that was Py2 only, but py27-dmgbuild did the job.
> Today I wanted to document the process – and the ports were gone!
> I looked for "dmgbuild" in all mailing list, tracker and github commit messages and found only:
> * https://trac.macports.org/attachment/ticket/56662/main.log (dmgbuild used as an external tool)
> * https://trac.macports.org/attachment/ticket/59137/vlc_build_log_clang8.log (dmgbuild not found)
> (I used Google with "site:" as well as site searches.)
> Does anyone know why these ports were removed (instead of updated maybe) or how I could find out more?
> Best regards, Hraban
>  https://github.com/barry-scott/scm-workbench
>  https://github.com/al45tair/dmgbuild
I also can't find any trace of a py-dmgbuild in MacPorts. Are you sure it existed? If you had a py-dmgbuild portfile, is it possible you wrote it yourself, or downloaded it from some place other than MacPorts?
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