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Bradley Giesbrecht brad at pixilla.com
Fri Jan 8 14:40:06 PST 2010

On Jan 8, 2010, at 9:21 AM, Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2010-1-9 03:38 , Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>> Is there a port command for just printing out the port ui_mesg?
>> If not this might be simple to implement and useful.
> Well, ui_msg is just a procedure and as such can be called
> conditionally, so there's no such thing as "the" ui_msg for a port.
> Anything the user might want to see again should be done with the
> 'notes' feature introduced in 1.8.

I haven't seen 'notes' in a portfile yet.

Is the idea that most of the stuff that is currently in ui_msg should  
be moved to notes?

Can you give me an example of the Portfile variable and port command  
usage for notes?

// Brad

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