variants, deps and upgrades

Emmanuel Hainry ehainry at
Mon Sep 24 12:04:46 PDT 2007

Citando Yves de Champlain :
> 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 ?

I have also seen port upgrade trying to install dependencies of the
without_variant version while I was upgrading a varianted port. Reported
as .


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