fink, wget

Failed: phase compiling: gpgme11-1.1.8-4 failed I am not able to install wget these days.

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Catalina, fink, …

I was quite enthusiastic to install Catalina right after I read the notification of its availability on my MacBook. I installed it right away, but upon completion I got aware of that the fink installation at /sw was gone, because Apple made the root directory read-only. The fink project suggests installing fink at /opt/sw. Installing… Continue reading Catalina, fink, …

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upgrading my Macs from El Capitan (10.11) to Sierra (10.12) – keeping fink in sync

Nota bene: you should always upgrade fink before upgrading OS X. http://www.finkproject.org/download/srcdist.php?phpLang=en : $ sudo xcodebuild -license Install the CLI: $ sudo xcode-select –install … $ fink reinstall fink Before running the fink utility you should “always” start gcc, in order to clear any problems with Xcode. If your fink activities run into a gcc problem… Continue reading upgrading my Macs from El Capitan (10.11) to Sierra (10.12) – keeping fink in sync

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the GNU packages that I need most seriously on my “finkified” Macs

https://wiki.jochen.hayek.name/w?title=The_GNU_packages_that_I_need_most_seriously_on_my_finkified_Macs – this is where this text should actually live and get maintained CAVEAT!!! Read carefully beforehand: http://finkproject.org/download/ http://finkproject.org/download/srcdist.php I.e. install Xcode Tools/Developer Tools, Xcode Command Line Tools, and X11 ! This message wants to tell you, that the Xquartz X11 distribution is not installed (it is not something, that fink can do for you):… Continue reading the GNU packages that I need most seriously on my “finkified” Macs

PSmisc – small utilities that use the /proc filesystem

http://psmisc.sourceforge.net/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pstree I failed compiling the PSmisc package on OS X 10.10 AKA Yosemite. Maybe I wasn’t patient enough. If I had a running Fink system these days, I wouldn’t even bother installing PSmisc resp. pstree myself. But my Fink system broke little after upgrading to Yosemite.

problems with fink and latest/updated Xcode on Mac OS X – recurring problem with gcc_selected

http://fink.9193.n7.nabble.com/Can-t-bootstrap-on-10-8-4-td43215.html search for gcc_selected on that page! search for Services.pm, rather than for perlmod/Services.pm ! this actually got fixed before 2014-07-09, but there is still a critical issue with running “/usr/bin/gcc –version” – run it on the command line, and you will be able to fix the arising problem yourself! After updating Xcode this may… Continue reading problems with fink and latest/updated Xcode on Mac OS X – recurring problem with gcc_selected

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