RFC: Renaming GCC ports and variants

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at macports.org
Wed Oct 1 12:42:19 PDT 2014

On Oct 1, 2014, at 3:30 PM, Sean Farley <sean at macports.org> wrote:

> Lawrence Velázquez writes:
>> Except that base automatically adds dependencies on `gccXY` depending on configure.compiler, so renaming them requires some sort of migration strategy. Either we wait until a new MacPorts release, or we jury-rig some sort of stub-port thing.
> I think we'll have to have a stub-port thing to help users upgrade?

Yeah. The only difference I can see would be that if we synchronized with a base release, we would mark the stub ports as obsolete.


More information about the macports-dev mailing list