latex packages and ports

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Wed Aug 18 20:08:39 PDT 2010

On Aug 18, 2010, at 9:43 PM, Arno Hautala wrote:
> It could start off as an optional feature provided by willing
> maintainers.  Include a "manifest" file alongside the Portfile which
> lists all installed files.  The ambitious approach would include
> support for listing files installed by each variant.

In the early days of macports, the ports used to contain a manifest - it's a big pain and the current system is much better.

If we ever implement automatic builds/binary packages it would make sense to keep a database that had that information, though.

Daniel J. Luke                                                                   
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