how to use variants.conf file?

Kevin Ballard eridius at
Tue Dec 26 23:53:45 PST 2006

I see a warning about invalid variant syntax in that log you posted.  
You don't see it?

On Dec 26, 2006, at 10:32 PM, Jin Hyung Park wrote:

> but, when i run install command, there is no request or error about  
> my variants file..
> port install run result ----
> Cocoa:/opt/local/etc/ports jenix$ sudo port -vd install vim
> Warning: /opt/local/etc/ports/variants.conf specifies invalid  
> variant syntax 'sdlkfjsdlfkjsdlfkjsdlfkj', ignored.
> DEBUG: Found port in file:///opt/local/var/db/dports/sources/ 
> rsync.rsync.darwinports.org_dpupdate_dports/editors/vim
> DEBUG: Changing to port directory: /opt/local/var/db/dports/sources/ 
> rsync.rsync.darwinports.org_dpupdate_dports/editors/vim
> DEBUG: Requested variant powerpc is not provided by port vim.
> DEBUG: Requested variant darwin is not provided by port vim.
> DEBUG: Requested variant macosx is not provided by port vim.
> DEBUG: Skipping completed (vim)
> DEBUG: Skipping completed (vim)
> ---- there is just powerpc, darwin, macosx variants.. where are the  
> others?
> anybody has idea? please help me..

Kevin Ballard
eridius at

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