reasons for `port provides` not working?

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Mon Oct 10 09:40:22 PDT 2016

On Monday October 10 2016 18:05:19 René J.V. Bertin wrote:

>Is there a good reason why action_provides (in port) does a `file normalize`?

Actually, doing that must make it impossible to trace which port installs a given symlink. While it can be interesting to know to whom the target belongs, that's not always the question (on the contrary, I'd say).


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