depends_run should ignore +/- universal?!

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Jan 22 19:45:09 PST 2015

> On Jan 21, 2015, at 5:43 PM, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
>>> I've tried changing the version in the +infinality variant, so that for instance port:freetype is at 2.5.4 and port:freetype+infinality at . That works, but something in MacPorts breaks. I can do `port patch freetype +infinality` to check whether the patches apply correctly, but when I continue with `port configure freetype +infinality` the process continues all the way to the install or until the 1st error.
>> That sounds like a bug. It would be great if you could open a ticket about it and provide a minimal test case.
> I actually considered this approach a rather ugly hack, but apparently it's not unsupported and supposed to work?
> I'll see if I can come up with one, on the backburner.

I don't think we ever intended the version to be changed inside a variant. I would consider it a maintainer error to do so. I don't think the portindex accommodates more than one version per port, and the portindex is used to determine what ports are outdated.

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