ignore "portfile changed" ?

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sun Sep 17 15:17:48 UTC 2017

On 2017-09-17 16:41, Rainer Müller 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.

Forgot to add that if the previous run was successful, but did not have
the desired outcome, you will also have to reset the success of this
phase in the state file at work/.macports.*.state. Delete the line
"target: org.macports.destroot".


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