PortFile command

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Thu Jan 26 23:01:43 UTC 2017

On 2017-01-26 12:33, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> The only real obstacle is the fact that only a single file,
> "Portfile" is copied into the registry, but a quick look suggests
> that could be solved by loading delegate Portfiles through a `proc
> PortFile` (clone of the PortGroup proc) that sets PortInfo(portfiles)
> and a corresponding change in portinstall.tcl . I for one could live
> with a situation where `port edit foo` opens just the toplevel
> Portfile.

If you really wanted to work on this, another thing to consider––in
addition to what I said about the state file in my other mail––would be
the +PORTFILE inside our binary archives.


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