ui_msg to notes

Scott Haneda talklists at newgeo.com
Thu Feb 11 10:43:20 PST 2010

Cool, I will make the change, thank you for the heads up.
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On Feb 11, 2010, at 10:31 AM, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:

> Yes, the notes feature allows a user to pull them up from the portfile at any time rather than having to watch the output from the install command.
> "port notes PORTNAME" should demonstrate it.
> In your case, you need to change ui_msg to notes, rather than combining a bunch of ui_msgs since you have it as one string.  You'll also want it outside of any blocks, as the user will call it anytime rather than just during build.  Note: the notes will be output during the installation automatically.
> On Feb 11, 2010, at 1:29 PM, Scott Haneda wrote:
>> Can you elaborate on that?  I have always used ui_msg, is there a change to use notes now over that, or there there conditions where one is preferred over the other?

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