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MacPorts, Homebrew and Mountain Lion

The inevitable happened today. Mountain Lion was installed in a couple of different places. Unfortunately one of those places was at work and on a development machine before we had a chance to test out Mountain Lion compatability. Predictably, issues arose. Not surprisingly, at least to me, Homebrew has the biggest issue, and an issue […]

July 26, 2012 | *nix, Computers | 8 comments

MacPorts, php5-mysql & mysqlnd

If you don’t know what that title says, don’t bother reading on 😉 A little useless history: MacPorts decided to use the recent release of PHP 5.3 to change the way they handle PHP5 Extensions. They used to be applied by the MacPorts variants system but have been changed (and appear to still be in […]

August 26, 2009 | PHP Scripting | 4 comments

Excluding packages from MacPorts operations

As much as I’d like to jump whole hog on the PHP 5.3 bandwagon I just haven’t had the time to read up on the compatibility issues not work out what I’d need to do to maintain a PHP 5.2 and a PHP 5.3 environment on my computer. For now I’ll just be sticking with […]

July 14, 2009 | Code | 3 comments

3 year old bug, really?

<valleygirl>Seriously?</valleygirl> I was being diligent, not upgrading Apache through MacPorts ’cause I didn’t want to deal with the 3 year old bug that causes and Apache upgrade to overwrite your vhosts file, but MacPorts decided that since I was upgrading PHP that Apache should be upgraded as well. So it blew away my vhosts file. […]

November 18, 2008 | Computers | 1 comment