curious dependency issues
dstrubbe at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 15:01:42 PDT 2014
Indeed, evidently "depends:" does some strange things which "depof:" does
Though "man port" does not define "depends:", it is recommended here:
By contrast, "depof:" does not seem to appear in the guide.
On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 2:46 PM, Eric Gallager <egall at gwmail.gwu.edu> wrote:
> 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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