warnings if dependencies don't have the correct variants ?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sat Dec 10 00:10:30 PST 2011

On Dec 9, 2011, at 17:04, Chris Jones wrote:

> On 9 Dec 2011, at 10:34pm, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>> If the dependent port/variant combination installs different files you could check for their existence/non-existence.
> I have no idea. Seems rather messy …

It is messy, but it is the only available option; sorry.

On Dec 9, 2011, at 17:12, Chris Jones wrote:

> On 9 Dec 2011, at 10:50pm, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
>> See also: https://trac.macports.org/wiki/FAQ#dependonvariant
> Yes, I know about that. I just hoped there was some way to check if a certain variant of a port was installed or not.

The purpose of the FAQ entry is to explain that that is not directly possible, sorry.

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