ignore "portfile changed" ?

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com
Sun Sep 17 14:56:04 UTC 2017

thank you.... I don't think to check the man pages enough for macports issues. I will go look there more often. -- Ken

> On Sep 17, 2017, at 7:41 AM, Rainer Müller <raimue at macports.org> wrote:
>> On 2017-09-17 16:35, Ken Cunningham wrote:
>> when working on the destrooting of complex ports it is tedious to have the ports rebuild with each portfile edit, esp the big ports that need the complex destrooting....
>> It must be possible to override this -- I feel I'm missing something simple somewhere. I hope this detail is not just buried in the guide somewhere that I missed.
> You are looking for the port -o option. You most likely want to delete
> the work/destroot directory first.
> This is indeed a bit hidden in documentation. It is listed in the man
> page, but there are no examples or use cases.
> Rainer

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