Macports's buggy configure scripts

Shreevatsa R shreevatsa.public at
Thu May 8 19:43:01 PDT 2008

The site doesn't seem to be working, so reporting a bug here:

The guide says that to install two different MacPorts copies, one must
use --with-tclpackage. But try this:
./configure --prefix=PREFIX1 --with-tclpackage=TCLPREFIX1 && make &&
make install
./configure && make && make install.
Now go in /opt/local and grep for TCLPREFIX1.

Actually, even installing two different things:
./configure --prefix=PREFIX1 --with-tclpackage=TCLPREFIX1 && make &&
make install
./configure --prefix=PREFIX2 --with-tclpackage=TCLPREFIX2 && make &&
make install
did not work for me -- installing from the second prefix's binary
would install it under the first prefix.

Somehow, it doesn't surprise me at all that even MacPorts's own
configure scripts are broken.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong.

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