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Bradley Giesbrecht brad at pixilla.com
Fri Jan 8 18:29:05 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.

All the ui_msgs excluding non-selected variants.

> I would rather ports be modified to start using the notes feature.

Haven't you ever installed a port with -v that had deps, sometimes a  
lot of them, and wonder if there were any ui_msg for the deps that  
were important?

I find many things more fun then searching through miles of scroll  

// Brad
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