[63254] trunk/dports/editors/vim/Portfile

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sat Feb 20 15:23:06 PST 2010

On 2010-02-18 23:58 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2010, at 15:28, Rainer Müller wrote:
>> On 2010-02-18 02:41 , Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>>> What is the point of the "+x11" version?  What does it actually do
>>> with X11?  Is it just the clipboard sharing or something?  I think
>>> this is a variant that is best punted... maybe just call the variant
>>> "no_gui" or something like that.
>> Yes, vim connects to the X server to provide access to the primary and
>> clipboard paste buffers. It is a non-default variant as it requires X to
>> be running (or causes it to launch) every time you run vim.
>> The +gtk2 and other GUI variants already enable this behavior (as they
>> need X11 anyway), which is why I marked them conflicting. Maybe we could
>> rename it to +x11_clipboard, but +no_gui would be quite misleading.
> Then it should be requires, not conflicts. See attached.

This is really the best solution. Thanks for the patch!
Committed in r64055.


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