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MacPorts 2.9.0 release candidate 2 available January 20, 2024

Source code and pkgs for MacPorts 2.9.0-rc2 are now available. Testing of either of these install methods is helpful.

Be prepared to encounter bugs. As always, having a recent backup would be wise. Please report any bugs that you find (after first searching Trac, of course!)

If no show-stopping bugs are found in the next few days, this will become the 2.9.0 release.

There are a large number of changes in this release. See the ChangeLog for a list of most of the major ones. You may like to focus your testing on the new features in that list, as well as your normal usage.

Changes since rc1 are: