Tcl upgrade failure

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Dec 30 08:54:57 PST 2012

On Dec 30, 2012, at 10:51, Phil Dobbin <phildobbin at> wrote:

> On 12/30/2012 02:46 PM, Clemens Lang wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 02:24:58PM +0000, Phil Dobbin wrote:
>>> Yeah, looking at 'port installed', I can see the Tcl/Tk upgrade
>>> actually succeeded so why it went ahead & uninstalled Vim & then
>>> re-installed it again, I not sure (Vim's compile time options were
>>> +huge +cscope +perl +python27 +tcl -ruby. It's now the same but minus
>>> tcl).
>> Oh, I guess the vim binary actually linked against libtcl.dylib, so the
>> rebuild was necessary. Vim should be rev-bumped if +tcl is in the
>> default variants.
>> Loosing a variant when recompiling shouldn't happen. From what I recall,
>> I wrote code to specifically prevent this, which was later simplified by
>> jmr. Maybe somebody who understands the way variants are evaluated in
>> MacPorts could have a look at the code and see why this happens?
> I'm on Trac at the moment having written up the ticket & can't seem to
> be able to attach any log files (checked the relevant box but no attach
> file radio button or indeed any other interface for the job is apparent).
> Any clues?

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