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

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Apr 4 16:46:56 PDT 2014

On Apr 4, 2014, at 18:05, Brandon Allbery wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Ryan Schmidt 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.

How would we determine that?

I don’t know enough about perl to know what “XS” means.

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