variants, deps and upgrades

Yves de Champlain yves at
Mon Sep 24 11:03:10 PDT 2007

Le 07-09-24 à 13:52, N_Ox a écrit :

> Le 24 sept. 07 à 19:20, Yves de Champlain a écrit :
>> Hi
>> I'm doing some tests with gtk-quartz.  Many hours of genuine  
>> delight garanteed.
>> Now, gtk-quartz does not need Xft2 and xrender.  So I made the  
>> quartz variant remove those deps.  But "port upgrade" will try to  
>> install them anyway.  So I thought of this.  I could make quartz  
>> variants for those ports to make them install barely a receipt.   
>> Some sort of stub.  But it seems like a cheesy solution to me.
>> Any advice ?
>> thanks
>> yves
> Maybe it's not really MacPorts wanting to install them on `port  
> upgrade`,
> did you run this command in the Portfile directory?
> If that's what you've done, `port upgrade` ignore the Portfile in  
> the current directory, so the one getting sourced by MacPorts is  
> the one in the rsync tree, the one which depends on Xft2 and xrender.

The command was "port upgrade libgnome" (well, maybe not libgnome but  
something like that)


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