Re: Replacing system sudo with MacPorts sudo?

2021-02-11 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
On Feb 11, 2021, at 17:32, wowfunha...@gmail.com wrote: > Hello all! > > The recently discovered vulnerability in sudo is making me nervous about my > old systems. This may be unreasonable, as these systems have plenty of other > vulnerabilities and I behave accordingly. However, sudo just

Re: XCode 11 on Mojave problem, again

2019-11-09 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Sent from my iPad On Nov 9, 2019, at 08:45, Ryan Schmidt wrote: >>> Have you tried installing the CLT ? That should provide a 10.14 SDK that >>> the latest MacPorts release will use. >> >> I thought CLT was installed with XCode. > > It was prior to Xcode 4. These days it is a separate

Re: postgresql83-server - Further Woes

2019-11-03 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Recommend you contact the Developer at >. Phil has been a colleague of mine for several years and very responsive. Operates out of Australia. You should be aware that if you are actually using the older DetectX rather thanDetectX Swift,

Re: postgresql83-server - Further Woes

2019-11-03 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
I'm not sure what solution you are seeking here. DetectX will record each and every time a key file is added or removed to/from selected locations, which includes all LaunchAgents, LaunchDaemons, Applications and a few other places where malware is often installed. When you see such a notice,

Re: compiler warning

2019-10-28 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Maybe I’m missing something obvious here, but why isn’t the list configured IAW RFC 2369 instead? Sent from my iPad -Al- > On Oct 28, 2019, at 19:44, Ryan Schmidt wrote: > >  > >> On Oct 12, 2019, at 21:50, Al Varnell wrote: >> >> I feel certain that could be configured to be the default

Re: [MacPorts-announce] MacPorts 2.6.2 has been released

2019-10-20 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
I got 2.6.1 just now. Guess I need to wait for all the mirrors to be fully updated and try again later. -Al- On Sun, Oct 20, 2019 at 03:31 PM, Joshua Root wrote: > The MacPorts Project is pleased to announce the release of version > 2.6.2. This is a bugfix release with small changes only. See

Re: compiler warning

2019-10-12 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
I feel certain that could be configured to be the default setting for this list. It is the only one of over a dozen that I subscribe to where it’s not. Could that be checked into? Sent from my iPad -Al- > On Oct 12, 2019, at 08:10, Ryan Schmidt wrote: > > Remember to Reply All so the

Re: Something deleting /tmp/.X11-unix

2019-08-28 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
On Aug 28, 2019, at 17:38, macpo...@raf.org wrote: > Al Varnell via macports-users wrote: >> On Aug 28, 2019, at 14:46, Gregory Seidman wrote: >>> I recently switched to using a MacPorts-installed xorg-server instead of >>> downloading XQuartz separately; while

Re: Something deleting /tmp/.X11-unix

2019-08-28 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
I'm sure someone familiar with this can provide a better explanation, but it's true that tmp (temporary) files are routinely deleted, either during the installation process or macOS after a week or so. Normally items in that area are either only needed by the installation process or downloaded

Re: issues with program - need to uninstall

2019-08-21 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Reboot your computer. -Al- On Aug 21, 2019, at 09:03, Eden King via macports-users wrote: > I downloaded MacPorts so I could install an editing program. But since > installing I have not been able to install anything. Installer says “waiting > for other installations to complete” and

Re: unsubscribe

2019-08-19 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
You need to unsubscribe yourself at the bottom of this page > -Al- On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 01:10 AM, Denis Buffenoir wrote: > > > >

Austin Mirror

2019-08-17 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Still isn't working after a week now. I tried to track down the responsible party so I could give them a call, but all roads lead elsewhere: > % whois aus.us.rsync.macports.org > % IANA WHOIS server > % for more information on IANA, visit http://www.iana.org > % This query returned 1 object >

Re: MacPorts' VLC cannot stream to my Chromecast

2019-08-17 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
I can confirm. Tried to access the list archives several hours ago with no joy. -Al- On Sat, Aug 17, 2019 at 01:05 AM, Andrew Udvare wrote: > Site seems to be down? > > $ ping -4 trac.macports.org > PING braeburn.macports.org

Re: firefox

2019-08-16 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Note that Firefox was updated to 68.0.2 today. -Al- On Aug 15, 2019, at 23:42, Dave Horsfall wrote: > On Thu, 15 Aug 2019, Jack L. wrote: >> My experience with firefox is it gets slower and slower and slower until >> it's practically unusable until it's restarted (even having only the gmail

Austin Mirror

2019-08-09 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Can someone check out the Autin, TX, USA mirror? Received these results two days in a row: > % port -N -v selfupdate > ---> Updating MacPorts base sources using rsync > rsync: failed to connect to aus.us.rsync.macports.org: Operation timed out > (60) > rsync error: error in socket IO (code 10)

Re: output like "port list all" over the web?

2019-08-05 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
There is one other thing I forgot to mention about MacUpdater < https://www.corecode.io/macupdater/>. It’s free if all you need is notification when a new update is available. You only need to pay if you want to use the app itself to update apps more than ten times. Although I could easily do

Re: output like "port list all" over the web?

2019-08-04 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
As an apparent minority user of both Macports and MacUpdater as well as a former subscriber to MacUpdate Desktop, I can heartedly confirm everything you said, and add that the developer is easy to work with (I do so almost weekly) compared to those at MacUpdate. I have never had any MacPorts

Re: Catalina

2019-07-08 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
g those of us with a developer account (or public beta) but > I don’t know that agreement. > > —Mark > > On Mon, Jul 8, 2019 at 8:25 PM Al Varnell via macports-users > <mailto:macports-users@lists.macports.org>> wrote: > I would not be allowed to even say if I was, b

Re: Catalina

2019-07-08 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
I would not be allowed to even say if I was, but my understanding is that Feedback submissions from the public beta program are only considered in aggregate and never responded back to individuals. Sent from my iPad -Al- > On Jul 8, 2019, at 12:53, Peter Homann wrote: > > NDA.

Re: macports-installation: do I have to install xcode?

2019-07-04 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
For many years now, I've always been able to get by with only the CLTs, but only use a few, uncomplicated processes, so may not be a typical user. Sent from my iPad -Al- On Jul 4, 2019, at 10:38, Hongxia (Laura) Hao wrote: > Dear all, > > I am wondering if I need to install the whole xcode

Re: [MacPorts-announce] MacPorts 2.5.4 has been released

2019-06-08 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Ryan,Still confused about why this issue is being ignored.You still list USA, Seattle as a viable mirror on .I went to some trouble tracking down those responsible for it and passed the information that I received back on to you, but nothing has been

Re: Using Macports' gcc8 to build C programs and libraries

2019-04-01 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
In macOS Mojave 10.4.4 with latest Command Line Tools installed I found: /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/MacOSX.sdk/System/Library/Frameworks/Kernel.framework/Versions/A/Headers/sys/cdefs.h -Al- > On Apr 1, 2019, at 06:38, Sean Lake > wrote: > >> >> On Apr

Re: [MacPorts-announce] MacPorts 2.5.4 has been released

2019-03-29 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Bump...RyanI was finally able to contact an the IT person responsible for the Seattle mirror. I'll attach the information I have. --- Begin Message --- Lewis, Thanks for tracking that down for me and I’ll pass it on. Strangely it was last updated on July 17, 2018 and

Re: [MacPorts-announce] MacPorts 2.5.4 has been released

2019-03-15 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
RyanI was finally able to contact an the IT person responsible for the Seattle mirror. I'll attach the information I have. --- Begin Message --- Lewis, Thanks for tracking that down for me and I’ll pass it on. Strangely it was last updated on July 17, 2018 and the last time I used it was

Re: browser recomendations

2019-02-03 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
I would stay away from Google Chrome. Takes up lots of room, many adware vulnerabilities and Google tracking is alive and well. Brave Browser is getting a lot of attention recently and I've started using it as a second browser . I don't know of any browser that meets all

Re: Help please

2018-11-15 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
Just don't use the one in Seattle as it has been down since July and all our inquiries have gone unanswered. -Al- On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 07:14 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote: > On Nov 15, 2018, at 00:51, jam wrote: > >> The new bit is a Telstra NBN modem (for Aus’s new high

Re: [MacPorts-announce] MacPorts 2.5.4 has been released

2018-10-14 Thread Al Varnell via macports-users
It's been ten days now and the Seattle mirror still doesn't have the MacPorts 2.5.4! Makes me wonder what else is out of date there? -Al- On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 01:48 AM, Al Varnell wrote: > Request. > > For the second time in a row, the update is not available from my preferred > mirror in