compiler.whitelist and compiler installation side-effects

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Sun Sep 20 06:52:55 PDT 2015

On Sun, Sep 20, 2015 at 9:47 AM, René J.V. <rjvbertin at> wrote:

> Is there any particular reason to disallow using Intel's compiler, rather
> than discourage it because of lack of testing? (or Xcode, if you take the
> above to the letter ^^)

Because we can't provide any meaningful support if it's using a random
I am aware that you want MacPorts to be a homebrewing system, not a
repeatable builds system. I will note that the last such system discovered
the hard way why, when you need to do support, you are better off with
repeatable builds.

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
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