ports.macports.org gives strange port dependencies

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Sun Sep 25 23:23:53 UTC 2022

On 2022-9-26 08:59 , Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Sept 2022 at 23:27, Joshua Root wrote:
>> Compiler selection doesn't depend only on the platform, it looks at the
>> actual versions (and existence) of the compilers available on the
>> system. It's just another way in which a static PortIndex can't reflect
>> the dynamic values of Portfile variables.
> So basically that means that the PortIndex that we distribute via
> rsync is also wrong?

"Wrong" in that it does not and cannot reflect everyone's system 
configuration, sure.

- Josh

More information about the macports-dev mailing list