pythonxx dependent ports

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Jun 22 16:04:16 PDT 2011

On Jun 22, 2011, at 13:20, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:

> Working on a port for pypolicyd-spf.
> pypolicyd-spf needs an updated py-spf and I need pythonxx.
> Do I need to pick a version of python or is there a way to depend on some python select mechanism?

You may not depend on "port select python"; that is exclusively for the user's convenience. You must pick a version of python, or better yet offer python variants so the user can choose (and pick a recent one as the default variant).

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