Fink

Package manager for OSx.

Macports

MacPorts is a package manager for Mac OS X



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Example

"On top of that fink gives you access to more packages than macports"

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Error while installing dependencies for PyGTK on Mac OS 10.6.3

"Because fink is reputedly more stable than macports and has many more packages"

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How to install numpy and scipy on OS X?

"Fink has more packages than macports"

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Compile Python 2.5.5 on OS X 10.6

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Example

I second macports it is more up to date than fink and closer to the freebsd ports system where i come from

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Setting up a Mac for programmers

Since i have seen many reports of the macports package manager being less reliable than the fink package manager i would suggest installing fink and then simply doing

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Error while installing dependencies for PyGTK on Mac OS 10.6.3

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