Xorg/X11 for every second port
blb at macports.org
Thu Jun 11 14:29:36 PDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:12:33PM +0200, Cristian Serb said:
> But on gentoo e.g. I could specify not to install certain deps. Is there a
> way to do this for macports?
No, the python ports used to try and use variants or separate ports to break
things out (see that pydeps anchor on the FAQ) but there have been issues,
also see ticket #12369:
> On Jun 11, 2009, at 11:05 PM, Bryan Blackburn wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 10:47:00PM +0200, Cristian Serb said:
>>> Hi there,
>>> ever since I use macports I notice that it tries very often to
>>> Xorg along with ports that actually don't need it. Today I tried to
>>> install trac and again ... Xorg. I can't even remember the numerous
>>> trials I <Ctrl-C>ed because of Xorg. I'm surprised that I can install
>>> without Xorg...
>>> So what is this? Is there a way to spot it?
>> trac uses python26 (since trac is python-based), and python26 needs tk
>> is where the xorg stuff originates. See
>>> Many Thanks,
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