+universal for x864+arm64 on Macintel

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Jun 15 13:27:17 UTC 2022

On Jun 14, 2022, at 12:33, René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> On Monday June 13 2022 04:34:46 Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> The standard universal variant has no content. (Universal support is implemented by adding the return value of procedures like [get_canonical_archflags cc] to CFLAGS.) Many ports implement their own universal variant by manually creating this empty universal variant ("variant universal {}") and using get_canonical_archflags where needed.
> Bummer, looks like "base" is trying to be too smart: the manually created variant is removed after the Portfile has been parsed, "due to < 2 supported universal_archs".

Base is exactly smart enough. When supported_archs contains only 1 arch, it does make sense to offer a universal variant, therefore base prevents it.

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