lang/ruby: ignore minor system version for archdir, like Apple's Ruby
raimue at macports.org
Thu Jul 3 15:08:43 PDT 2008
kimura wataru wrote:
> Hi, I'm a maintainer of lang/ruby.
Welcome aboard :-)
> I'm planning to change the Portfile of lang/ruby to ignore minor
> system version for "archdir", like Apple's Ruby.
> Ruby uses "archdir" to define install destination of extension
> modules, such as "RMagick.bundle". I think it is not convenient
> to need to re-install ruby libraries (port:rb-*) which includes
> extension module(s) for minor upgrade of MacOS X.
I agree. An upgrade of Mac OS X should not force to rebuild anything if
it can be avoided and is not necessary. And as Apple does this as well I
assume it should be safe.
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