+no_x11 as default

Federico Calboli f.calboli at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 07:42:49 PDT 2012

Excellent, thank you for your answers!



On 9 Aug 2012, at 15:39, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Federico Calboli <f.calboli at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes and no.  "No" because +no_x11 is deprecated and being removed from the ports that still have it;
> Ok, so what happens when ghostscript, ImageMagick, libsdl etc switch option?  I ask because:
> I'm not sure how that fits into the deprecation (which is a general thing; the "+no_" pattern is what's actually deprecated.  In any case, you don't want to replace, you want to add:  that is, since ports are switching to using +quartz instead of +no_x11 but +no_x11 is still in use, you want all three variants in variants.conf:  +no_x11 -x11 +quartz.
> will the +no_x11 be automagically transformed in -x11?
> variants.conf won't cause any already installed ports to change at all, under any circumstances; it only applies to newly installed ports.
> just to check: +quartz is meant to indicate I installed XQuartz myself and that macports will not try to install any X related packages?  I damn
> No, +quartz means use Aqua (OS X native) graphics instead of X11.  MacPorts will never use XQuartz or (when present) the system X11.
> https://trac.macports.org/wiki/FAQ#x11-libs
> https://trac.macports.org/wiki/FAQ#ownlibs
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