octave-forge tarball format changed

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sat May 17 15:28:46 PDT 2008

Andrea D'Amore wrote:
> On 17/mag/08, at 21:26, Alakazam wrote:
>> If we agree that that is the correct solution for octave-forge, I can
>> look into this in the next couple of days.
> I'm not sure how to cope with portgroups (they have to be builtin into  
> macports from what I've read).


> I octave-forge packages are going with portgroups I won't commit them,  
> basically having a common set of properties is what I made, using a  
> prototype Portfile and changing only per-package specific data. 

That's exactly what the PortGroup command is for. Think of it as an 
include (in fact, that's exactly what it does internally), so everything 
you specify in the group is also in the port. So basically this is your 
prototype Portfile you are building currently.


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