libpng transition?

Jack Howarth howarth at
Fri Jan 21 17:22:21 PST 2011

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 05:10:20PM -0800, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2011, at 4:49 PM, Jack Howarth wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 07:40:10PM -0500, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
>>>> Ugh. I never imagined port would behave in that way. Guess I'll  
>>>> have to
>>>> constantly purge out my local ports directory. Fink properly looks  
>>>> in
>>>> each directory listed in its tree list.
>>> I'd tongue-in-cheekly say RTFM, but there are so many places that  
>>> information might be .. there really is no one manual.
>>> It's not surprising that things are missed, even macports management 
>>> misses things periodically.
>> Well it is there at...
>> however that note should be enhanced to make the second point that  
>> retention of local portfiles will
>> block the proper updating from the rsync.
> Come on now Jack. One has to edit sources.conf to add a repository and  
> the comment in sources.conf is pretty clear, isn't it?

  I would argue that new developers reading that are focused on getting
started with their first Portfiles and unlikely to make the inferences
about what the local port repository will do the dependency features
of port by blocking later additions in the rsync.

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