Order of the variants on the port command line matters/port bug?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Oct 22 17:18:34 PDT 2010

On Oct 22, 2010, at 15:29, C D wrote:

>  I thought the order of the variants was not significant on the "port install" command line.

Correct, the order should not matter.

> However, it turns out that
> sudo port install ocaml +labltk+profile
> and
> sudo port install ocaml +profile+labltk
> do not install the same thing (on an Intel i3 Mac running Mac OS 10.6 with macports 1.9.1). The first version does not install the labltk variant, only the profile variant, while the second version installs both (as expected).
> [Starting state: ocaml +profile is installed and active; macports is configured to use binary archives]
> $ sudo port -vu install ocaml +lalbtk +profile

Here, you misspelled "labltk".

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