reinstall a port withut variants

Chris Jones christopher.rob.jones at
Tue Feb 1 11:51:44 PST 2011

> You did it correctly. When you specify no variants for an "install", only the default variants come with it. It is only the "upgrade" command that carries the previous variants along. For the root port +builtin_ftgl+opengl+roofit+ssl+xml are default variants. To see this, do a "port info root" and the variants with "[+]" next to them are default. If you really don't want the default variants, you would change all the "+" to "-". If you are referring to ticket #27962 [1], then I attempted to install root with the default variants. So "root @5.28.00_0+builtin_ftgl+opengl+roofit+ssl+xml". 

Thanks, I was referring to that ticket ;) I've replied there....


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