jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org
Thu Sep 3 11:42:21 PDT 2009
>>>>> unnks: allow glib2-devel to satisfy glib2 dependency
>>>> Would it be better yet to use lib:glib-2.0:glib2 ?
>>> No, because that would allow a glib2 installed outside of MacPorts
>>> to satisfy the dependency, and we don't want that.
>> Why do we allow bin:...:latex?
> Because we want to allow MacTeX installed outside of MacPorts to
> satisfy the dependency. This is an exception to the usual rule,
> because TeX is hard to build and the MacPorts TeX ports tend to lag
> far behind TeX releases. And I'm told by those who use TeX that
> MacTeX is pretty good.
Awesome, thanks for clearing that up :-)
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