dmgbuild ports disappeared
jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sun Oct 20 13:15:33 UTC 2019
git log -Sdmgbuild
on my clone of the ports repo returns nothing. I hate to disagree with you, but think this means there has never been any relating the dmgbuild in the ports tree, at least as far as the current git history goes back.
> On 20 Oct 2019, at 1:26 pm, Henning Hraban Ramm <hraban at fiee.net> wrote:
>> Am 2019-10-20 um 13:51 schrieb Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>:
>> 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?
> No, I didn’t write it myself, and I’m sure it was there 3 days ago (see https://github.com/barry-scott/scm-workbench/issues/12), since I installed py37-dmgbuild first and then py27-dmgbuild.
> Strange. Seems like my Mac is infested...
> Best regards, Hraban
> BTW updating MacPorts today fixed poppler-qt5 again, yay! (That one makes trouble all the time.)
> But it destroyed all of my pips (py37-pip,py36-pip and py27-pip), I needed to reinstall them.
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