variants, deps and upgrades
ehainry at free.fr
Mon Sep 24 12:04:46 PDT 2007
Citando Yves de Champlain :
> I'm doing some tests with gtk-quartz. Many hours of genuine delight
> 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 ?
I have also seen port upgrade trying to install dependencies of the
without_variant version while I was upgrading a varianted port. Reported
as http://trac.macports.org/projects/macports/ticket/12275 .
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