[26541] trunk/doc/guide/xml/portfiles/details.xml

Juan Manuel Palacios jmpp at macports.org
Sat Jun 30 18:03:54 PDT 2007

On Jun 30, 2007, at 12:57 PM, Boey Maun Suang wrote:

> On 29/06/2007, at 22:49, Juan Manuel Palacios wrote:
>> 	What I tried to do there was detail how the changes would happen  
>> in progress:
>> opt/local/etc/ports/ports.conf          ----->     /opt/local/etc/ 
>> ports/macports.conf
>> /opt/local/etc/ports/dp_version          ----->     /opt/local/etc/ 
>> ports/mp_version
>> /opt/local/etc/ports                     ----->     /opt/local/etc/ 
>> macports
>> 	So that readers would actually catch each and every single change.  
>> The last line indeed tells you "/opt/local/etc/ports" becomes "/opt/ 
>> local/etc/macports". I added the word "gradual" in "WIth respect to  
>> installation paths, a default MacPorts installation upgraded to  
>> this branch would experience the following gradual moves:" to try  
>> to explain this better, but let me know if you'd like to see an  
>> "overall results" box with what will finally be there.
> I see, I misunderstood how that was supposed to be read; I had  
> assumed that they were independent, though a closer reading shows  
> that, as a whole, that can't make sense.  Perhaps emphasis that the  
> steps are sequential rather than independent would also be in order.

	I think your choice of the "sequential" word makes a pretty big  
difference in making things clearer, included ;-)

	Thanks for your reviews! Regards,...


More information about the macports-dev mailing list