Question about meson and boost libraries

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Dec 24 20:02:15 UTC 2017

On Dec 22, 2017, at 18:10, Benjamin Redelings wrote:

> However, even after that fix I have to define BOOST_ROOT=/opt/local to find boost.  For manual builds, if don't do PATH=/opt/local:$PATH then meson uses pkgconfig from homebrew and runs the wrong pkg-config.  But with those options, at last the configure step succeeds.

It's good to code your portfile defensively to cope with such situations. But most portfiles aren't coded that way, and we don't support having both Homebrew and MacPorts installed on the same system, and recommend you pick one and uninstall the other.

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