[OS X TeX] [OT] i-Installer and other package managers

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Dec 1 12:47:41 EST 2004

Le 1 déc. 04, à 18:26, Stephan Hochhaus a écrit :

> Am 01.12.2004 um 17:52 schrieb Jan Eden:
>> So I wonder which package manager you would recommend for other  
>> utilities - I tried Fink (and did not like it) and read something  
>> about Gentoo for Mac OS X. Are there other options?
> I am a friend of darwinports: http://darwinports.opendarwin.org
> Unfortunately the updating of ports isn't very user-friendly yet  
> (uninstall existing port, install new version). But besides that it is  
> a great package manager. I used to have fink installed as well, but it  
> had too many outdated packages at that time.
> On the darwinports list I read an interesting thread about package  
> managers recently which I'd like to quote:
> [...]

Looking at that list archive you may even find hints that, at some  
point, the Fruit Company might consider providing its own package  
management infrastructure:


(being no specialist, I may have misunderstood the matter, and this  
post is fairly old by now anyway).

Bruno Voisin

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