Mplayer Variant Help

Joshua Root jmr at
Thu May 14 12:08:08 PDT 2009

On 2009-5-15 04:28, EmmGunn wrote:
> Sorry for being so dense, but what happens when your installing using
> system 10.5 and there is a darwin_8 variant but no darwin_9 variant? 
> Will the darwin_8 be used and the result work on 10.4, but then be iffy
> on 10.5?  This is the mplayer-devel port file.

Nope, darwin_8 variants are only selected on darwin 8 (Tiger).

Something built on Tiger and deployed on Leopard has a far better chance
of working than the other way round, BTW.

- Josh

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