Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 9th Apr 2003 03:30 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews Today, we host a mini-interview with Fink's project leader, Max Horn. The Fink project wants to bring the full world of Unix Open Source software to Darwin and Mac OS X. They modify Unix software so that it compiles and runs on Mac OS X and make it available for download as a coherent distribution. Fink uses Debian tools like dpkg and apt-get to provide powerful binary package management and you can choose whether you want to download precompiled binary packages or build everything from source.
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by Glanz on Wed 9th Apr 2003 13:10 UTC

As a FreeBSD user and a FreeBSD ports user (OS X), I'd highly recommend Fink to those who love to tweak..., endlessly..., continually, ceaselessly, unendingly, interminably...; I think you get the idea. If you do not mind the eternally tiring tweaking required just to get most apps and libraries in order, endless trips to the terminal to "correct" inherent glitches, incessant error messages in the console, then Fink is for you.