[118533] trunk/dports/net/pidgin/Portfile

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 16:05:07 PDT 2014

On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>wrote:

> In this case, the dependency isn’t for more than just the perl executable,
> is it? The port does build and install perl modules, but it installs them
> in a pidgin-specific location, not in the versioned directory for whatever
> version of perl it found. And it doesn’t appear that the path to perl gets
> baked into any installed files. So maybe the perl version doesn’t matter
> after all.

If they're pure perl then that might work; if there's any XS involved then
a hard version dependency would be needed.

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