Macports and Sierra vs. High Sierra
dave at horsfall.org
Wed Mar 31 03:42:11 UTC 2021
2nd-hand MacBook Pro (mid-2010), firmware 7,1 with 480GB SSD and 4GB
memory, Sierra 10.12.6.
I was contemplating upgrading to High Sierra (noting that the dealer said
that Sierra is recommended for this model, but he could have installed
High Sierra if I'd wanted it) and I noted that Apple has pulled the Sierra
installer from the App Store, leaving me stuck with El Capitan (!) as a
I recall that after two previous failed attempts (on an ordinary MacBook,
late 2009, firmware 6,1) it merely reverted to a saved copy of Sierra, so
hopefully this will still be the case.
Apparently High Sierra is a massive change, with a different filesystem
Anyway, how will this (no installer for Sierra) affect Macports, if at
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