[PD] [OT] Darwinports vs Fink vs GentooOSX vs ???
bigswift at ufl.edu
Thu Sep 29 15:59:15 CEST 2005
i abandoned darwin for sake of ease and use fink/X11 rather well
for PiDiP, pdp etc. As for other unix apps i have found Fink very
handy in building fossa, snd, atsh, freewrl,OSG etc...
still would love to get my 2|6 card working properly in pd OSX
On Thu Sep 29 04:36:46 EDT 2005, Hans-Christoph Steiner
<hans at eds.org> wrote:
> 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.
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