Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Aug 6 22:04:31 PDT 2011

On Aug 6, 2011, at 23:49, Scott Webster wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 7:19 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> However, I understand that the files still installed by the *_select ports are still required for the "port select" mechanism to work correctly, which is why the *_select ports still exist and are not deprecated.
> Aha, that makes sense.  Perhaps removing the select ports was not a
> good idea then.  Though I think they were supposedly leaves.  Someone
> should make the results of port info etc. explain this clearly if it
> doesn't already (I think it doesn't).

I think it's ok:

$ port info python_select
python_select @0.3, Revision 1 (sysutils)

Description:          This port installs files that allow 'port select' to be used to create links to the preferred default version of python.

Platforms:            darwin
License:              BSD
Maintainers:          raimue at

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