Subject: Re: binaries from OSX/ppc on OSX/intel?
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Mark E. Perkins <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 03/08/2007 15:44:45
On 2007/03/08 07:46, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 06:29:01PM -0500, Mark E. Perkins wrote:
>> I'm about to get my first Intel-based Mac, so the question is whether this
>> approach will be feasible on the new machine.  Will Rosetta properly run
>> "pkgsrc/PPC" binaries on an Intel Mac?
> I would hope so.

So would I. ;-)
>> Does anyone have any experience with such an arrangement?
> No, but I would like to hear whether it works for you.

Just got home with a new MacBook Pro.  I'll post back with results later this

> Slightly off-topic:
> MacOS X Fat Binary support in "pkgsrc" would be great. But it would
> probably quite difficult to get e.g. the "configure" stage working.

That would be nice feature.