[134834] trunk/dports/perl/p5-html-lint/Portfile

David Evans devans at macports.org
Thu Apr 9 06:52:41 PDT 2015

On 4/9/15 6:42 AM, David Evans wrote:
> On 4/9/15 3:24 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Apr 8, 2015, at 9:33 AM, devans at macports.org wrote:
>>> Revision
>>> 134834
>>> Author
>>> devans at macports.org
>>> Date
>>> 2015-04-08 07:33:00 -0700 (Wed, 08 Apr 2015)
>>> Log Message
>>> p5-html-lint: reformat, for consistency with other perl ports, don't
>>> disable livecheck in subports.
>> Disabling livecheck in subport is desirable because when I run "port
>> livecheck maintainer:ryandesign" I don't want to get multiple results
>> for the same portfile. The php 1.1 portgroup automatically disables
>> livecheck in subports and this has worked well for me. I had hoped
>> that this technique might be adopted by the perl and python portgroup
>> at some point as well but until then it's being done manually in each
>> perl and python port.
> While disabling livecheck in subports is the norm for python ports,
> its definitely not for perl ports.  Currently only 10/1299 do so.
> Rather than change all the perl ports one by one it seems to me that
> if one wanted to change this behavior doing so in the perl5 PortGroup
> would be the better move.
> However, I just use
> port livecheck maintainer:devans and not p5.\*
BTW, while updating perl ports I often use the command

port livecheck rdepof:p5.16-my-perl-port

to check if the dependents need updating first.

This doesn't work if livecheck is disabled for the subports and is not 
so easily worked around.

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