port configure dovecot

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Thu Jan 28 23:30:08 PST 2010

On Jan 29, 2010, at 01:23, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:

> On Jan 28, 2010, at 11:21 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Jan 29, 2010, at 01:12, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>>> Why would the current dovecot Portfile want to build mysql5 when I do "port configure dovecot +mysql5"?
>>> brad at trex ~ $ port installed mysql5
>>> The following ports are currently installed:
>>> mysql5 @5.1.41_0 (active)
>> It's probably upgrading you to mysql5 @5.1.42_0.
> Why is it doing that? I didn't do port upgrade outdated.
> Is this the default behavior of macports? I forget. But now that I think of it I remember getting bit by the openssl 1.0 upgrade and I think that may have been an automatic build as well.

MacPorts now upgrades your dependencies during install. I believe this changed in MacPorts 1.7 or 1.8 but I can't find it in the ChangeLog. You can prevent this using the -n switch.

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