how to: meta-package port

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Thu May 28 09:30:18 PDT 2015

On Thursday May 28 2015 12:27:19 Lawrence Velázquez wrote:

> Install some dummy files instead of failing. Something like this:
>     PortSystem 1.0
>     name foo
>     supported_archs noarch
>     archive_sites
>     distfiles
>     use_configure no
>     build {}
>     destroot {
>         system "echo $name is a stub port >${destroot}${prefix}/share/doc/${name}/README"
>     }

I thought I'd been told not to override build and/or other phases, a while ago, but use some formula instead.
I shouldn't have mentioned raising an error: in fact I want to use the main port to depend on a specific subport by default (sort of like a default subport).


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