warnings if dependencies don't have the correct variants ?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sat Dec 10 00:11:44 PST 2011

On Dec 9, 2011, at 17:14, Scott Webster wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Chris Jones wrote:
>> Is it possible for a port to check if one of its dependencies is installed with a required variant, and warn if not ?
>> I ask since the opengl variant of the root port requires mesa to be installed with the x11 variant, which is not the default. The build fails if this isn't the case.
> This isn't exactly what you are asking for, but a similar idea:
> wine (and wine-devel) only builds 32 bit, so if you want to install it
> on a normally 64-bit system you need to make sure all the dependencies
> are build universal.

MacPorts does so for you automatically, provided all dependencies were installed (or last upgraded) using MacPorts 1.9.0 or later. So, this information isn't relevant to this thread.

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