[gambit-list] Gambit-C submitted to MacPorts

Arto Bendiken arto.bendiken at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 05:53:13 EDT 2007

I've submitted Gambit as a proposed new port [1] for inclusion in the
MacPorts packaging system [2].

Once the port is accepted, installing Gambit on a Mac OS X system will
be as simple as:

  # sudo port install gambit-c

I had to do quite a bit of patching [3] of the installation paths in
the makefiles to comply with the MacPorts directory structure. Perhaps
some of the changes, like prefixing installation paths with
$(DESTDIR), could be integrated into future Gambit versions to ensure
easier interoperability with various packaging systems including


[1] http://trac.macports.org/projects/macports/ticket/11688
[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacPorts
[3] http://trac.macports.org/projects/macports/attachment/ticket/11688/Portfile

Arto Bendiken | http://bendiken.net/

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