curious dependency issues
egall at gwmail.gwu.edu
Mon Apr 7 11:46:22 PDT 2014
I was under the impression that the "depends:" pseudo-portname and the
"depof:" portname were two separate things...
On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 2:19 PM, David Strubbe <dstrubbe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hm, I guess I got "depends:" from suggestions in messages on this list.
> Using "port installed depof:gcr" gcr is not listed, so that is more
> reasonable. "depof:gtk3" does not list gconf, and "depof:gconf" does list
> gtk3. So it seems that "depends:" is buggy. Maybe it should be removed if
> it has been supplanted by "depof:".
> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 2:03 PM, Bradley Giesbrecht <pixilla at macports.org>wrote:
>> On Apr 7, 2014, at 9:12 AM, David Strubbe <dstrubbe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I found two strange things in using 'port installed depends:'. The
>> 'gcr' port appears to depend on itself, and gconf and gtk3 appear to depend
>> on each other. Does this make sense? Is it a bug in base or the Portfiles?
>> I don't know if "depends:" is a bug but it is not documented in "man
>> port" whereas "depof:" is:
>> port installed depof:gcr
>> Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)
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