[PD] [OT] Darwinports vs Fink vs GentooOSX vs ???
hans at eds.org
Thu Sep 29 10:36:46 CEST 2005
On Sep 21, 2005, at 5:38 PM, james tittle wrote:
> On Sep 21, 2005, at 10:43 AM, derek holzer wrote:
>> Which system of *Nix ports for OSX have people been most successful
>> with? I mean for getting all the dependencies down to install more
>> audio/multimedia stuff on top of.
>> Darwinports looks OK for basic libs, Fink seems really messy but
>> maybe more complete, and OSXGentoo is more of a proof-of-concept than
>> something usable as far as I can see. Suggestions in this department.
> ...fink is what I've used for the last 4 years...I've had no
> "show-stopper" problems, just make sure you're grabbing from
> cvs/rsync...it also installs both dylibs and statics, and dylibs will
> be linked against before statics (unless you make things explicit),
> but this is only meaningful if you are looking into portability
> between machines...
Yeah, fink works well for me too. I am a big Debian fan, so its nice
to have the same system on OSX too.
"Information wants to be free."
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