emacs breakage on 10.6

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Thu Dec 10 16:25:18 PST 2009

On Dec 10, 2009, at 17:39, Dan Ports wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 09, 2009 at 07:56:39AM -0500, Chris Scharver wrote:
>> But how much do those ports actually depend on that specific emacs build? Shouldn't other ports be able to use either emacs or emacs-app-devel? The emacs-app-devel port will load lisp files from ${prefix}.
> I think in most (all?) cases the dependency is only that the portfiles
> happen to list dependencies on port:emacs rather than some sort of
> actual dependency.
> Should we have a metaport to act as a dependency for "any version of
> emacs"? Currently there's at least emacs, emacs-app, and
> emacs-app-devel; I could also see a need for an emacs-devel or perhaps
> separate ports for 22 and 23. 

You don't need a metaport, assuming all of these emacs ports install a common file (perhaps ${prefix}/bin/emacs?). Simply rewrite the dependency "path:bin/emacs:emacs".

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