MacPorts 1.9.0 has been released

Scott Webster sewebster at
Fri Jun 18 16:12:46 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 3:57 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery at> wrote:
> On Jun 18, 2010, at 18:39 , Michael_google gmail_Gersten wrote:
>> Now, a lot of these were installed as a result of installing other
>> things. All of the docbooks, for example. Automake and autoconf.
>> Getopt. These were requested/needed by something else.
>>> From what I understand about "leaves", they should not be regarded as
>>> leaves.
>> So, am I misunderstanding a leaf, or are leaves being miscalculated?
> They are build tools; as such, they are only dependencies *while* another
> port is being built.  Afterward, unless you want to build something else
> that needs them, they are leaves.

I filed a ticket about this:

Attached to this message is a patch to port.1 that could clarify this
in the man page...

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