does cmake really need to blacklist macports-clang >= 3.8?
ryandesign at macports.org
Sat Dec 9 17:36:14 UTC 2017
On Dec 9, 2017, at 11:31, Ken Cunninghamwrote:
>> But come to think of it, if the commandline configure.compiler override is not a glitch in my local install it also means that this concern is moot.
> As an aside, I make extensive use of the command line configure.compiler override and also the default_compiler setting in macports.conf being able to overcome all compiler blacklisting and setting done in the Portfile. It is often needed / useful / required.
It should be used as a developer debugging tool. It should never be required for end users to install a port. If it is, it is a bug in the port's or its dependencies' compiler selection / blacklisting.
> I would humbly request we do not change this behaviour, as it is very useful.
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