The Fink project is an effort to port and package open-source Unix programs to Darwin and Mac OS X.
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Pro Install from source
Pro Will be familiar to apt-get users
Fink is based on apt-get making the transition to anyone used to Debian-based environments easier.
Pro Packages provided as binaries
Installed applications don't need to be compiled and built on the system.
Con Pre-compiled packages are often out of date
It happens often that the user will come across out of date, pre-compiled packages. This can impede on using new features released in apps due to using older releases.