MacPorts XCode Installation

Michele Venturi dardo82 at
Mon Mar 7 12:14:56 UTC 2022

Web browsers are even more complicated but
you do not need to install xcode to use safari...

Il lun 7 mar 2022, 13:07 Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> ha scritto:

> On Mar 7, 2022, at 06:02, Michele Venturi wrote:
> > Sadly xcode is needed even for something as simple as
> > a media player, for example mpv, I wonder why actually.
> Media players are probably extremely complicated pieces of software.
> Hardly what I would call simple.
> In the case of mpv, it requires Xcode, on recent OS versions, because
> parts of it are built using the Swift language, and this was thought to be
> the only way to get those parts to build properly. See
> .
> mpv is a difficult piece of software to get to build properly. I recently
> committed numerous changes to hopefully fix many of those problems in the
> mpv port, but there are probably still other problems remaining.
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