octave-forge tarball format changed

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri May 16 22:32:48 PDT 2008

On May 14, 2008, at 7:19 PM, Rainer Müller wrote:

> Alakazam wrote:
>> Would it be possible to have an octave PortGroup ? That would make  
>> it  easier to maintain several octave-forge modules in separate  
>> portfiles,  I think.
> Yes, in theory. But until we resolve #14553 [1], port groups can  
> only be shipped with new releases (and releases seem to be rare at  
> the moment).
> Rainer
> [1] http://trac.macports.org/ticket/14553

There will have to be a new release of MacPorts base soon enough. A  
*lot* has been done since 1.6.0 and jmpp has already talked on the  
list about a 1.6.1 release. So if you want a new portgroup, get it  
written and committed now so it can be a part of 1.6.1.

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