[140505] users/mojca/ports/python/py-GeomagPy/Portfile

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Tue Sep 22 04:52:44 PDT 2015

On Sep 22, 2015, at 03:54, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 10:56 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> On Sep 21, 2015, at 6:13 AM, mojca at macports.org wrote:
>>> +    # this could be a +gui option, enabled by default
>>> +    app.name            MagPy-${python.version}
>> Why should it be a variant -- why would anyone want to turn it off?
> No particular reason (other than maybe people not wanting to see an
> additional app on their launchpad). One issue is that I don't
> particularly like the app.name to end with ${python.version} and would
> perhaps prefer a standalone port called "geomagpy" or just "magpy"
> with +python27/+python34 as a variant with the sole purpose of
> packaging an app and depending on pyXY-geomagpy.

> In all honesty I don't find it particularly nice to install an app
> with every python version and I was thinking of creating a standalone
> port (there are a few other ports that hardly do anything) and
> generate a simple app there. The pyXY-foo ports were designed for
> python libraries, not really for apps.

I'll agree with that. 

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