Adding configure options when installing a port

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at
Wed Jun 16 14:05:57 PDT 2010

On Jun 16, 2010, at 1:28 PM, Stephen Langer wrote:
>> Have you requested the MacPorts ports be configured differently?
>> What port are you talking about and what changes need to be made?
>> Adding a variant to suit your needs would probably be easier and take
>> less time.
>> port install somelib +someconfig
> Yes, it's been requested:
> The problem is that the ImageMagick port is configured to use  
> OpenMP, which is incompatible with posix threads.  Our program uses  
> both threads and the Magick++ library, and crashes when it makes any  
> ImageMagick call
> on a subthread.  ImageMagick can be configured with --disable- 
> openmp, and then it works.

The diff is a simple variant. Maybe Ryan can commit this and you will  
have a solution.

// Brad
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