no no_ / was Re: [MacPorts] #28985: glib2 does not need dbus

Joshua Root jmr at
Thu Mar 31 15:06:34 PDT 2011

On 2011-4-1 07:37 , Titus von Boxberg wrote:
> Am 31.03.2011 um 17:10 schrieb MacPorts:
>> We'd also rather not use variants named
>> like +no_foo, instead, have a default +foo variant that can be turned off.
> Really?
> I copied the no_xx scheme from another port (here: graphviz, but I think there
> are quite a few ports with no_x11.)

Yes, there are plenty of examples of existing +no_foo variants. They are
relics of an earlier age when negated variants didn't stick across upgrade.

- Josh

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