larryv at macports.org
Fri Jan 2 12:14:28 PST 2015
On Jan 2, 2015, at 4:41 AM, Mojca Miklavec <mojca at macports.org> wrote:
> I would be inclined towards making a variant that would install
> version 4.6 rather than 5.0, so that users experiencing problems with
> version 5 could quickly switch back to 4.6 without the need to change
> any dependent ports. I know that this is against "common practice",
> but in contrast to some libraries, installing a different version of
> gnuplot should not have any influence on software that depends on
> gnuplot (like octave).
The standard way to handle this would be to create a gnuplot-devel port
and change all `port:gnuplot` dependencies to `path:something-or-other:gnuplot`.
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