A new stable release of MacPorts was released last week with version number 1.9.0. This open source project aims to provide an easy way to install open source software on a Mac OS X machine. It is therefore comparable to Fink and Port collection for the *BSD distributions. The release notes for version 1.9.0 can be found below.
MacPorts 1.9.0 now available
The final release of MacPorts 1.9.0 has been made available via the usual methods:
the ChangeLog documents the full list of what has changed since 1.8.2.
You can also read the email announcement for 1.9.0.