[79664] trunk/dports/devel/libnotify/Portfile

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Jun 22 17:44:47 PDT 2011

On Jun 22, 2011, at 19:38, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:

>> libnotify: Don't install on Lion
>> Yes, I know it installs and runs fine, but when libnotify.dylib is present in
>> ${prefix}/lib, it causes problems when linking future binaries.  This results
>> in miscelaneous build failures and runtime failures that are difficult to
>> diagnose.
>> Rather than subject users to these problems, it is better to disable this port
>> until we can come up with a good solution for Lion.
> How about test for the file then stop and alert the user about the situation. Suggest they force uninstall the previous one, clean, and install again.
> Should we also make note of this in Known Issues/Migration?

If that's the case, then add logic to the port to prevent its installation on Lion and greater.

I don't think any additional documentation is necessary, as the Migration page already sufficiently explains that upgrading from one OS to the next requires reinstallation of everything.

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