libpng transition?

Dan Ports dports at
Fri Jan 21 12:46:39 PST 2011

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 12:41:57PM -0800, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
> Why would we have a different default behavior "port upgrade outdated"  
> then for "port upgrade port1"?

It's no different. The piece you're probably missing is that `port
upgrade port1` also upgrades any of port1's dependencies that are

> It seems even if there was no rev bump that we would want to rebuild  
> dependent ports except probably depends_build.

Most changes don't require dependents to be rebuilt. Library major
version upgrades are the exception, not the rule.


Dan R. K. Ports              MIT CSAIL      

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