qucs build error - Solved (sort of)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sun May 17 07:53:58 PDT 2009

On May 17, 2009, at 09:35, Bjarne Bäckström wrote:

> 15 maj 2009 kl. 00.17 skrev Ryan Schmidt:
> [...]
>> As to other ports, most of them probably do not explicitly  
>> mention /sw in their configure scripts.
>> I'm sure it's a tricky situation for software developers: if they  
>> do add paths like /sw and /opt/local to their configure scripts,  
>> they make it easy for people to install their software manually  
>> and get dependencies from a package manager. However, by doing  
>> this, they make it more difficult to add their software to that  
>> package manager...
>    Alas, /usr/local/ is where I have most of the stuff (much  
> "legacy") I'm working with daily. Having to rename /sw and /usr/ 
> local before (sometimes lengthy) upgrading or installing in  
> Macports would be a major inconvenience.

I would encourage you to install any software you need by using  
MacPorts. If there is software you need that is not in MacPorts,  
please let us know so ports can be added.

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