universal_variant no

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at macports.org
Tue Jun 21 17:25:24 PDT 2011

On Jun 21, 2011, at 1:57 PM, Daniel J. Luke wrote:

> On Jun 21, 2011, at 2:23 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
>> On 2011-6-22 04:01 , Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>>> opendkim depends on libmilter which does not have a universal variant.
>>> Does this alone mean that I must/should add "universal_variant   no" to my opendkim Portfile?
>> Depends on how the dependency is used. If it's an architecture-specific
>> library that is linked against, which seems likely from the name in this
>> case, then yes, you should also disable universal in the dependent.
>> Otherwise users will just get an arch mismatch error when they try it.
> it's probably linking with libmilter, so this is correct.
>> If the dependency just provided a command which was executed by the
>> dependent in a separate process, then the archs wouldn't need to match
>> and you could put it in depends_skip_archcheck and leave universal enabled.
> the best thing would probably be to provide a patch to enable universal for libmilter :)


Daniel, fyi, this port does not use your MP handle for maintainer.

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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