port upgrade outdated

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sun May 10 05:25:27 PDT 2009

On 2009-05-10 01:20, Bryan Blackburn wrote:
> On Sat, May 09, 2009 at 05:58:04PM -0500, Ryan Schmidt said:
> [...]
>> Rather than trying to find solutions for individual ports like this, we 
>> should come up with a global solution for renaming / superseding /  
>> deprecating ports and implement it in base.
> There is a pseudo-portname, obsolete, that may or may not work for this, I
> haven't quite looked much into how it works/supposed to work; though if it
> does what I think it should, it probably only handles the deprecating part.

The pseudo-port obsolete is currently only on trunk and would find any
installed port which does not have a Portfile in the tree(s).


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