A separate PortIndex for libc++ on older systems

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at macports.org
Wed Aug 10 11:09:01 PDT 2016

On Aug 10, 2016, at 4:37 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:

> We also still need to decide how to differentiate the URLs for libc++ packages from the URLs of the existing libstdc++ packages. One suggestion was to add cxx_stdlib as a variable in archive_sites.conf, and upload the libc++ archives with the same names as the libstdc++ archives but in a new subdirectory, e.g. https://packages.macports.org/libc++/.

One downside of using identical archive names is that we'd be unable to differentiate local libstdc++ archives from libc++ ones based on file name. This distinction could be used to rebuild packages after changing cxx_stdlib, for instance.


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