How to enable trace mode automatically (to hide other ports while building)?

Rainer Müller raimue at
Thu Sep 17 07:47:46 PDT 2015

On 2015-09-17 14:49, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> I would like to hide a couple of ports while building one specific
> port. I know that I can do this with "port -t build foo", but I would
> like to do this automatically within the Portfile, otherwise the port
> would have to conflict with a whole bunch of other ports without any
> good reason (other than the build system picking headers from the
> wrong package).

So far, you can't. The only possibiliy is to use the conflicts_build

Are you sure we really cannot get the build system to use the desired
headers? For example with explicit --with-foo=${prefix} etc.?


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