Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Mon Apr 11 08:47:33 PDT 2016

On Apr 10, 2016, at 4:01 AM, Takeshi Enomoto <takeshi at> wrote:
> If there is a reason behind treating default_variants and manually set variants,
> I’d like to know.

I'm not sure what the initial reasoning was, but I think the current behavior is correct.

When a port is installed as a dependency of some other port, it should be installed the same way as if it were installed manually first.

ie. A requires B:

port install A 

port install B && port install A

should result in the same final install.

Daniel J. Luke

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