pipping at macports.org
Sun Apr 1 10:54:39 PDT 2007
On Apr 1, 2007, at 7:43 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Apr 1, 2007, at 09:12, Randall Wood wrote:
>> This seems to be one of those "if you can't make it work in the
>> current release (1.4) then you shouldn't do it situations"
>> Until the current release has universal support then I would not
>> commit universalized ports.
> If we don't try to make ports universal now, we'll never know what
> universal support features we need from MacPorts.
> zlib +universal worked fine in MP 1.3.2 until the portfile was
> declared to be too ugly and got totally rewritten... I'll have more
> to say about that in a moment.
the 'normal user' shouldn't be affected by universal variant
related changes until that's an official feature. so it'd probably
best to remove everything of that kind from the affected ports and
instead make patches for testers running the trunk available.
i'll do that as soon asap and attach the patches to the corresponding
article in the wiki. sorry for the inconvenience cause by universal
variants (including a broken zlib).
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