Looking for a cure for weird scope/memory of variables

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at macports.org
Wed Jul 10 10:53:44 PDT 2013

On Jul 10, 2013, at 10:30 AM, Mojca Miklavec <mojca at macports.org> wrote:

> the more I read this thread, the more I find it all confusing.

That's because it is confusing :)

> Can someone suggest the best solution in case of this concrete example?
>   https://trac.macports.org/browser/users/mojca/ports/science/geant/Portfile
> The variable ${geant.data_versions} works ok (but probably some nicer
> code), but ${geant.datadir}, particularly inside destroot of
> geant4-${geant.version}-data is problematic.

Since you only want to substitute one variable, you should probably go with template substitution. I've attached a patch.


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