What would YOU like to see 'port doctor' do?

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 18:27:27 PDT 2014

On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 8:23 PM, Mihai Moldovan <ionic at ionic.de> wrote:

> Will `doctor` error if something like this is being found? Some software
> likes
> to install headers and dylibs to those locations and MacPorts should in
> theory
> not be affected when using -(i)sysroot.

"In theory." Practice has shown otherwise, and it's still risky. Most
notably, configure scripts will search /usr/local (unless you use trace
mode which should block it) and add -I/usr/local/include and
-L/usr/local/lib for stuff they find.

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