MacPorts 2.8.0-beta1 now available for testing
jmr at macports.org
Sat Oct 15 04:11:38 UTC 2022
On 2022-10-15 13:20 , Fred Wright wrote:
> IMO, it should ask before following replaced_by, since replaced_by is
> sometimes a matter of opinion. For example, sometimes "port X is
> replaced by port Y" really means "We don't want to bother supporting
> port X any more, so you should use port Y instead; if it doesn't meet
> your needs then that's too bad."
Typically a port with replaced_by set will have been converted to a stub
that does nothing but error out if you try to install it, so the ability
to bypass this feature doesn't help you much. But there is a
--no-replace flag in case it's needed.
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