automatic port clean

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Jan 19 22:02:43 PST 2015

On Jan 19, 2015, at 6:14 AM, René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> Is there or could we have an option to disable (or ask confirmation before) the automatic port clean when a portfile has changed?

There isn't such an option today. It seems like a bad idea to add such an option.

> I know there's the -o option, but the times I tried it it's often given me hard-to-describe side-effects. I may be imagining things, maybe -o simply causes the portfile checksum comparison to the value cached in the .macports state file to be skipped?

-o has always worked as it's supposed to for me.

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