+no_x11 as default

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 09:09:00 PDT 2012

On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 4:25 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Federico Calboli <f.calboli at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Is it there a way of making the option +no_x11 (where available,
>> obviously), the default?  I hate when macports tries to install X11 -- I can
>> do
> Yes and no.  "No" because +no_x11 is deprecated and being removed from the
> ports that still have it;

I'm maintainer of gnuplot which still has no_x11 variant. I wasn't
aware of that deprecation until I read this email. Should I remove the
option no_x11, add the option x11 instead, and add x11 to

How exactly does the transition have to be done in order not to
confuse users updating the port? For example, if user currently has
the default variant installed (without no_x11 flag), whould he loose
x11 support during port upgrade? If yes, is there any way to prevent

Thank you very much,

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