Can I use Macports for Gimp maintenance?

Lukas Oberhuber lukaso at
Sun Jul 3 14:04:43 UTC 2022

We use Circle CI which doesn’t go that far back either (only 4 versions).
If any of you are interested in how we do it today, here’s the repo:

On Sun, 3 Jul 2022 at 14:49, Craig Treleaven <ctreleaven at> wrote:

> On Jul 3, 2022, at 5:57 AM, Lukas Oberhuber <lukaso at> wrote:
> Given we support all the way back to 10.12, I'm worried about trying to
> get that version of macos up and running reliably with the build tools.
> Homebrew also doesn't go back that far, which is one of the main reasons
> I'm looking at macports. It seems I've now got the bare bones working
> (thought it's hard to tell if the right SDK was linked). In
> any case, thanks for your help!
> One option might be to use Parallels or another virtualization system.
> That way the host OS can be a current release and you can have older OS
> versions as guests.
> Craig
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