emulating post install scripts in MacPorts?

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Wed Sep 16 08:42:38 PDT 2009

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> Most ports that need to print such messages do so in the post-activate
> phase. I believe you are correct that this will not be shown when
> installing from binary archives, but since we have no means to centrally
> build and distribute such archives at this time, and everybody builds
> from source, this is not a problem.

Note that 1.8.0 now also has a 'notes' keyword.

Use it like this:

notes {
You will see this message after installation!


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