patch feedback:depends_test - port test - port lint -append

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Sep 20 12:22:43 PDT 2015

On Sep 20, 2015, at 1:50 PM, Kurt Hindenburg wrote:

> On Sep 4, 2015, at 3:02 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
>>> - port lint check when should use
>>> -append
>> r-
>> Overriding the deps set by a portgroup is not always incorrect.
> Do you mean to say that there are times that the Portfile should override the PortGroup?

That's what it sounds like he's saying, but I'm not sure when that would be the case. Josh, do you have a specific example in mind?

> Do you think changing this lint to a warning suggesting they should verify if they should use ‘-append’ ?

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