Upgrade dependents to universal?
jmr at macports.org
Thu Apr 15 22:12:05 PDT 2010
On 2010-4-16 13:36 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Apr 15, 2010, at 22:25, Michael_google gmail_Gersten wrote:
>> What I want to know is why
>> sudo port upgrade --enforce-variants
>> works, but
>> sudo port install --enforce-variants
>> does not.
> I guess because when Joshua implemented --enforce-variants he did it as an option for the upgrade command, and not also as an option for the install command.
> Flags (like "--enforce-variants") which go after the verb (i.e. after "upgrade" or after "install") are flags that are specific to that verb. Flags that go after "port" and before the verb (i.e. "-d", "-f", "-v") are global and apply to every verb.
> So, short answer: because nobody got around to doing that yet.
And because people only ever want it for +universal, and trunk has a
better, automated solution for that.
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