Releasing code as portgroup instead of in base/

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Tue Oct 14 06:54:47 PDT 2014

On Oct 14, 2014, at 2:10 AM, Joshua Root <jmr at> wrote:
> On 2014-10-14 09:31 , Daniel J. Luke wrote:
>> Another way to look at it is that generally the portgroup is unversioned (and an end user doesn't necessarily know which version of a portgroup was used when a particular port was installed).
> JFYI, ${prefix}/var/macports/registry/portgroups now contains all
> distinct portgroup files used by installed ports, and the registry
> entries reference them.

yep, but if there's something we're trying to debug on an end-user's machine, it's not easy for them to run a command and give us output to indicate the contents of the portgroup in use (fortunately, I don't think this has been an issue for us yet).
Daniel J. Luke                                                                   
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