more woes with php 5.2.6
raimue at macports.org
Sat Aug 2 06:47:35 PDT 2008
Tabitha McNerney wrote:
> What I find interesting is that I have never used, to the best of my
> knowledge, "port configure <portname> +foo +bar", etc. I only do an
> initial "port fetch" and then I edited the php5 Portfile to make my
> additions and then I ran port install +foo +bar ... so this is a wee bit
> confusing unless even the fetch phase should be conducted *after* I've
> my the additions to the php5 Portfile?
Once you realize that variants could change the files to be downloaded,
it should be clear. 'port fetch +foo' could download additional files
which would be left out otherwise. So you have to select the variants
already at the fetch phase and keep it through the other phases.
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