PortGroup vs. Portfile search strategy
raimue at macports.org
Wed Jun 13 11:56:37 UTC 2018
On 2018-06-12 21:20, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Rainer Müller wrote on 20180612::18:22:46 re: "Re: PortGroup vs. Portfile search strategy"
>> The implementation of PortGroup is here:
> Yeah, that one I was already familiar with. It's the hierarchical search algorithm that scans all trees until it finds a hit that I'm looking for.
> I guess I'll start by looking at the `port file` implementation.
There is nothing exactly like that, as looking up a Portfile relies on
the PortIndex in each ports tree. The closest we have would probably be
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