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Bradley Giesbrecht brad at pixilla.com
Fri Jan 8 18:22:06 PST 2010

On Jan 8, 2010, at 5:02 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jan 8, 2010, at 18:20, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>> Since nothing I have installed has any notes in the portfile but  
>> many of them have ui_msg could we possibly add a flag or another  
>> command to print the ui_msg as well?
>> port notes apache2 :ui_msg
> Which ui_msgs? As explained, ui_msg can appear anywhere in a  
> portfile, inside if clauses, inside phases, inside variants, etc.
> I would rather ports be modified to start using the notes feature.

I understand but there is a lot of valuable information in the  
existing ui_msg.

I was thinking parse the file as a normal "port upgrade" but don't  
actually execute anything other then step into variant blocks so you  
pick up the ui_msg for the variants in use.

// Brad
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