verifying your macports

paul beard paulbeard at
Wed Nov 21 08:48:15 PST 2007

On 11/21/07, Alexy Khrabrov <deliverable at> wrote:
> After the scare of spurious libgcc getting in the way, I'm wondering
> how can we verify our setups.  This is when rpm-style verification
> and binary distros shine.  Sure you can compile stuff, but what if
> some crap got into your PATH -- beginning with a wrong gcc?  What if
> some other crap got into LDFLAGS or DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH or whatever?
> What tools are there to verify
> -- completeness of each port
> -- proper chain of dependencies of each port
> -- checking that no port depends on any package not built by the
> ports -- e.g., nothing outside /opt/local
> -- that each executable in /opt/local/bin will load
> -- what else?

sounds like you have a fine project scoped out there ;-)

Paul Beard /
<paulbeard at at>
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