[MacPorts] #34900: mythtv-core.25
jeremyhu at macports.org
Mon Jun 18 23:31:40 PDT 2012
On Jun 18, 2012, at 7:38 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
> On Jun 18, 2012, at 12:19, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>>> Umm, no? Myth is really set up to build and install _all_ its software (ie frontend and backend);
>> That's why you would have a variant. Users who just want the frontend, don't want to build and install the backend.
>>> it is up to the user to decide how they want to use that machine.
>> Yeah, and if I don't want to use this machine as a backend, why do I need to waste my time building it ;)
> Consider that the mysql55 port builds and installs the client and server even if the user only wants the client. the mysql55-server port only adds config files and directories set up with the right permissions.
So in that model, the suggested mysql_server variant should really be a subport and not a variant.
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