mdmg etc

Joshua Root jmr at
Mon Nov 16 12:31:58 PST 2009

On 2009-11-17 07:00, Eric wrote:
> I would like to know if variants work and how to specify variants, e.g.
> sudo port mpkg gpodder +quartz +no_x11
> to create a package of gpodder with gtk-quartz, etc..

Yes, variants are applied for all targets and are always specified the
same way.

> And is it possible to install the package somewhere else than (say) in
> /opt/local ?

Only if you install MacPorts in the desired prefix.

> Also, will exiting archives be reused or will the packaging commands
> always rebuild from scratch ?

Archives are not the same as packages, but existing archives, pkgs and
dmgs should be kept as long as they are not older than the portfile.

- Josh

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