disable binary archive downloads for ports install

Clemens Lang cal at macports.org
Tue Jul 23 11:53:27 PDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 02:43:14PM -0400, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
> If +ucs* is going to impact all binaries built with that python, then
> they should be subports and not variants. This will allow direct
> dependencies and conflicts.

Yes, that would be the ideal solution. However, it is a massive amount
of work, because it would require going over all python modules and
finding those that use native code.

This is another case of variants on language interpreter ports being a
bad idea. The easiest and imo best solution would be to just remove the
+ucs4 variant from Python and make it the default (which is what
happened in python3.3 anyway).

Clemens Lang

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