How to specify a variant in 'depends_lib'
jwa at macports.org
Mon Sep 24 23:42:38 PDT 2007
On 25.9.2007, at 9.34, susanmackay at optusnet.com.au wrote:
> I am trying to write a portfile for some software but I want to
> make sure that a particular variant of a dependency is installed.
> Is there some way that I can specify the variant within the
> portfile that I want to use? WOuld something like:
> depends_lib port:otherport+variantname
> work? (I'm away from the computer that is doing this at the moment
> so I can't experiment). If not, then I'll have to think of some
> other way of achieving my goal.
this is not possible at the moment. Specifying variants in
dependencies has been debated somewhat with no agreement.
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