missing pre-compiled packages

Chris Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sun Sep 18 11:41:17 UTC 2022


Binaries aren’t available if the licenses of the port, and its dependencies, do not allow it.

To check if this is the case you should refer to the build logs which you can find from the ports site. E.g.


Then check the builds tab. Pick one, and then check the gather archives log


"git" is not distributable because its license "GPL-2" conflicts with license "GPL-3+" of dependency "gdbm"

> On 18 Sep 2022, at 7:32 am, Werner LEMBERG <wl at gnu.org> wrote:
> Folks,
> I wonder why some pre-compiled packages are missing:
> * ccache – the directory `https://packages.macports.org/ccache/` is
>  empty
> * git – the directory `https://packages.macports.org/git/` doesn't
>  exist at all
> If this is expected, where is it documented?
>   Werner
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