On Friday, October 10, 2003, at 09:09AM, Mykroft Holmes IV <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>While there is a Ports system for Darwin/OS X, called GNUDarwin, avoid >it, as it is notorious for breaking the basic OS install without asking. or you can use the DarwinPorts collection, which has Apple support behind it (longtime FreeBSD users will recognize Jordan Hubbard is: he's on the DarwinPorts team). >Fink is a better alternative, it's pretty much a port of the Debian >package management system, with somewhat improved source handling. As it >dumps all downloaded software in /sw, it doesn't break the base install. >Very nifty. Works very well. I used Fink for quite a while but it seemed to lose focus on reliability. I moved to darwinports (which offers source code ports and packages) and it seems to work just fine. -- Paul Beard / 8040 27th Ave NE / Seattle WA 98115 / paulbeard [at] mac [ dot] com / 206 529 8400 weblog @ <http://paulbeard.no-ip.org/movabletype/> _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"