When a port is already universal

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Apr 13 03:39:52 PDT 2007

On Apr 10, 2007, at 06:55, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> The other related situation is that when I install MacPorts 1.5.0  
> from trunk and run portindex and ask for info about sleepwatcher, I  
> get:
> $ port info sleepwatcher
> sleepwatcher 2.0.4, sysutils/sleepwatcher (Variants: universal,  
> universal)
> That is, it shows that the universal variant is available twice.  
> Presumably one is the default universal variant, and the other is  
> my own. I say that when a port provides its own universal variant,  
> the MacPorts default universal variant should disappear. It's  
> confusing to see two variants of the same name.

Can any base developer comment on why this happens and how it could  
be fixed? Thanks.

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