Macports for Monterey on M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max

Vihan Pandey vihanpandey at
Tue Oct 19 18:54:18 UTC 2021

Hi Chris,

Thanks for your reply!

Best regards,

- Vihan

On Tue, 19 Oct 2021 at 14:18, Christopher Jones <jonesc at>

> Hi,
> In that MacPorts already supports arm for macOS11, adding support for
> macOS12 will likely not be as much of a deal as it was for macOS11, where
> it was a brand new arch. I imagine it will be, give or take, as much work
> as any other OS has been on the x86_64 side. As for if/when there will be
> binary tarballs for macOS12, thats a question for Ryan who hosts/maintains
> that hardware.
> In terms of specific support for the Pro and Max CPU variants, this really
> down to the compiler to support, so assuming Xcode knows what to do, will
> be there from day one. However, as far as I have seen the CPU cores are
> essentially the same as in the M1, so in that regards the Pro/Max will
> seem like the same, just with more cores. So any ports that support
> multi-threaded running will gain out the box.
> Chris
> > On 19 Oct 2021, at 6:20 pm, Vihan Pandey <vihanpandey at> wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I wanted to know if there are any plans for creating a port of macports
> for Monterey for the new M1, and specifically optimized for M1 Pro and M1
> Max processors?
> >
> > Thanks and regards,
> >
> > - Vihan
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