provide latest OS root certificates via port?

Christopher Jones jonesc at
Sun Nov 7 12:23:38 UTC 2021

>> it uses the libcurl support compiled into macports base, which
>> defaults to using the system curl. To change that you need to rebuild
>> base against an updated lib curl.
> Is that something that can be made to happen for all users by the creation
> of a new version of something (e.g., tclsh or whatever is linking against
> that library)?

Having Macports base ship and build against its own copy of curl by default is something that has been discussed previously. I think a fair summary is there is no consensus as to if it is the right thing to do.

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