[24605] trunk/dports/mail/eudora2unix/Portfile

Paul Guyot pguyot at kallisys.net
Sat Apr 28 19:10:22 PDT 2007

On Apr 29, 2007, at 11:04 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

>> -# Untested but should probably work on FreeBSD/Linux.
>> -platform			darwin freebsd linux
>> +platforms			darwin
> How should a port developer set the "platforms" declaration? What  
> is its significance? I've generally just been putting "platforms  
> darwin" but I see that not only do we have available platforms like  
> "freebsd" and "linux" but we also have "macosx". What are the  
> guidelines?
> I forgot to set the "platforms" declaration in the isightcapture  
> port and it still seems to install just fine, so it can't be too  
> essential. Should we just get rid of the "platforms" declaration  
> entirely, especially since we no longer support anything other than  
> Mac OS X?

The portfile(7) man page specify that the platforms declaration is  

- my mistake with this port was that it was "platform" instead of  
- I agree that we should drop "platforms" now that we explicitly  
target MacOS X, and I believe this declaration was never used anyway.


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