PowerPC ld64 on Snow Leopard (Was: depends_run should ignore +/- universal?!)

Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia jeremyhu at macports.org
Thu Jan 22 23:12:42 PST 2015

> On Jan 22, 2015, at 22:33, Lawrence Velázquez <larryv at macports.org> wrote:
> On Jan 22, 2015, at 10:45 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
>> 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think the portindex accommodates more than one version per port, and the portindex is used to determine what ports are outdated.
> Hm. So I guess this was a mistake on my part:
> https://trac.macports.org/changeset/131926
> The problem is that the ld64 we use for 10.6 Intel, v136, can't handle PowerPC binaries. My last change dropped ld64 +universal to v127.2, but that versioning isn't reflected in the portindex.
> What would be the best solution here?

ld64 and cctools have been that way for years without issue.  Only recently did I remove that in an effort to make the versioning of those ports less complicated.  See:


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