tailoring installs?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Aug 18 17:09:47 PDT 2010

On Aug 18, 2010, at 16:48, jmitrovich at spinn.net wrote:

> In fact, if the items listed there showed their file-sizes, it would contain all the information easily accessed to estimate installation effort. 

Unfortunately, MacPorts does not know what files will be installed or how big they will be until after they are installed. It could in fact vary based on your computer, processor, OS version, what other ports you have installed (though ideally this would not happen) or most particularly what variants of the port you have selected.

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