octave-forge tarball format changed

Alakazam alakazam at melix.net
Sat May 17 12:26:32 PDT 2008

On 17 mai 08, at 07:32, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> 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.

If we agree that that is the correct solution for octave-forge, I can  
look into this in the next couple of days.

Alakazam <alakazam at melix.net>

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