[107528] trunk/dports/textproc/intltool/Portfile

Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia jeremyhu at macports.org
Wed Jul 3 08:11:22 PDT 2013

On Jul 3, 2013, at 12:53 AM, Joshua Root <jmr at macports.org> wrote:

> On 2013-7-3 04:20 , Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia wrote:
>> On Jul 1, 2013, at 11:00 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
>>>>> and also ensure using the active_variants portgroup that the variant selected in each port is the same as the variant used in the intltool port?
>>>> Again, why would that be?
>>> Because all ports using intltool are already required to add this line:
>>> INTLTOOL_PERL=${prefix}/bin/perl5.12
>> Gah... That is stupid.  Why was this hackery propagated so far.  The real fix should be fixing that stupid autoconf macro and autoreconf-ing those ports.
> Yes, we should try to get a proper fix in upstream, but running
> autoreconf isn't any easier than adding this line.

Slightly, but it's more correct and doesn't force us to keep perl5.12 around just to satisfy a buggy configure check.
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