Default compiler suite (was Re:[28325] trunk/dports/graphics/wxWidgets-devel/Portfile)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Sep 1 13:52:13 PDT 2007

On Sep 1, 2007, at 12:45, Landon Fuller wrote:

> On Sep 1, 2007, at 6:07 AM, Weissmann Markus wrote:
>> 'portconfigure.tcl' from trunk will chose a default for darwin  
>> 7/8/9 (gcc3.3/4.0/4.0). Please test it! Just replacing /opt/local/ 
>> share/macports/Tcl/port1.0/portconfigure.tcl with http:// 
>> portconfigure.tcl manually should do the trick.
>> This version also fixes a bug that when using configure.compiler  
>> every user-added compiler selection (e.g. ' /bin/ 
>> true') was overwritten.
> This is going to break ports that require a different compiler, but  
> specify the compiler using configure.env, or arguments to configure  
> via configure.args.

Then we should start cleaning ports. All those that specify a  
different compiler via configure.env should be updated to use, etc. Those that use configure.args (or build.args I've  
also seen) should... I don't know, be tested to see if they can  
instead use (or, etc.; do we have that?).

> It's a shame that there are no auto-builds, as we don't know what  
> will break.
> At the very least, would you be opposed to a new flag that enables  
> (or disables) this behavior?

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