port: dependency

N_Ox n.oxyde at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 14:53:18 PDT 2007

Le 21 sept. 07 à 22:26, Yves de Champlain a écrit :

> Hi
> I always thought the port: dependency a very nice thing, but I  
> wonder if it is well suited for libraries.  For instance, it would  
> be very helpful for me to create a glib-devel port.  But that would  
> mean modifying over 60 ports that have a port:glib2 dependency.   
> The same happened with the gtk28 port and the same is most likely  
> to happen again.
> Any thoughts about this ?
> yves

My only thought is that we need support for multiple versions in  
ports, it would solve a hell lot of problems.

Anthony Ramine, the infamous MacPorts Trac slave.
nox at macports.org

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