Manually stepping through port phases

Brandon Allbery allbery at
Tue Jun 15 07:37:18 PDT 2010

On Jun 15, 2010, at 01:38 , Scott Webster wrote:
> Yeah, I guess it makes some sense that all of the phases will include
> necessary predecessor stages, but it is a bit weird for install to
> then include the NEXT phase for you.  However, I suppose if you know

Most users would consider "install" to mean both phases; people don't  
think in terms of those being separate steps, unless they're used to  
working in an environment that requires it.  (Which isn't just  
MacPorts; users of encap, stow, depot, etc. also have this separation.)

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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