reduce-algebra portfile

Mark Brethen mark.brethen at
Tue Dec 13 19:07:43 PST 2011

Fetching the binaries has been proven to work, however destroot is rather messy. Compiling from source may or may not work but destroot will be rather simple since it creates a bootstrap image file. Which path would you choose?

On Dec 13, 2011, at 6:53 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Dec 13, 2011, at 18:38, Mark Brethen wrote:
>> I found the url that is used to download the files in an xport.pat file (first line looks like "Master")in the /psl directory. The portfile uses "fetch.type          svn" to fetch Reduce. Is it permissible to have multiple fetch types in a single portfile?
> No, a port can only use one fetch type.
> Can reduce fetch from http instead? That would be preferable anyway.
> If not ,you would have to write your own http fetch code in a post-fetch block.


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