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    2019-01-16
    The Fink Project has released fink-0.44.0. This release now supports macOS 10.14 (Mojave), as well as Java 10. Usefink selfupdate to install it.

    The best update sequence from going to 10.9-10.13 to 10.14 is as follows:

    0) Start on 10.9-10.13. Don't update your OS yet.

    1) In a terminal window, run fink selfupdate and install fink-0.44.0

    2) Update to Mojave.

    3) In a terminal window, run fink reinstall fink.

    2017-04-18
    The Fink Project has released fink-0.43.1. This is a bugfix release. Usefink selfupdate to install it.

    If you happen to have updated your OS X before updating fink, follow the "Fixing updates when you have installed High Sierra before updating fink" instructions below, and then run fink selfupdate again.

    2017-03-28
    The Fink Project has released fink-0.43.0. This release supports using git or svn to update packages instead of cvs, particularly to work through firewalls via HTTPS. Use fink selfupdate-git or fink selfupdate-svn to switch to one of those methods. This release officially supports 10.9.0-10.13.4. It also enhances support for Oracle's Java 9 as well as the 2017 release of Apple's legacy Java. In addition, it incorporates other bug fixes and enhancements. The best update sequence from going to 10.9-10.12 to 10.13 is as follows:

    0) Start on 10.9-10.12. Don't update your OS yet.

    1) In a terminal window, run fink selfupdate and install fink-0.42.0

    2) Update to High Sierra.

    3) In a terminal window, run fink reinstall fink.

    If you happen to have updated your OS X before updating fink, follow the "Fixing updates when you have installed High Sierra before updating fink" instructions below, and then run fink selfupdate again.

    2017-10-07
    The Fink Project has released fink-0.42.0 to provide High Sierra (10.13) support. This release officially supports 10.9.0-10.13.0. It also adds support for Oracle's Java 9. In addition, it incorporates other bug fixes and enhancements. The best update sequence from going to 10.9-10.12 to 10.13 is as follows:

    0) Start on 10.9-10.12. Don't update your OS yet.

    1) In a terminal window, run fink selfupdate and install fink-0.42.0

    2) Update to High Sierra.

    3) In a terminal window, run fink reinstall fink.

    If you happen to have updated your OS X before updating fink, follow the "Fixing updates when you have installed High Sierra before updating fink" instructions below, and then run fink selfupdate again.

    2017-10-03
    If you have updated to High Sierra before updating fink, your fink command won't be able to function any more. Fortunately, a workaround is now available.

    1) Download an updated fink.

    2) In a terminal window, run sudo dpkg -i fink_0.42.0-121_darwin-x86_64.deb from the directory where you downloaded the file.

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