port search

N_Ox n.oxyde at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 10:33:31 PDT 2007

Le 23 sept. 07 à 19:08, Ryan Schmidt a écrit :

> On Sep 22, 2007, at 09:46, Kevin Walzer wrote:
>> Randall Wood wrote:
>>> It is possible to use Pallet to search the port tree by name,  
>>> description, category all at once.
>>> Pallet can be installed via MacPorts and is still pre-alpha, so  
>>> the searching is about all its good for at this point.
>> PortAuthority can also search ports by name and category. It used  
>> to rely on the "port search" mechanism, but now uses its own  
>> algorithm which is faster.
> So.... it sounds like people want this feature, so.... it sounds  
> like it should be put into base, rather than having each GUI have  
> to reimplement it. And if "port search" was too slow, and you came  
> up with something faster, why don't we put that in base as well?

PortAuthority is not free software, unfortunately.

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

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