cannot install ack

Chris Jones jonesc at
Mon Jul 2 06:12:33 PDT 2012

On 02/07/12 14:06, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
>> Yes, i have  /opt/local/bin/ack-5.12 !
>> Thank you.
>> Can i make MacPorts create "ack" alias for this?
> I'd not recommend having MacPorts do it: if you end up having more than one p5.XX-app-ack installed which one should be the correct one? Instead, I think you should create the alias.

Why couldn't there be a 'port select' for this (maybe there is, I don't 
have my mac to hand to check) ? I don't see the difference between this 
case and others, like python of the various gcc versions, which have 
this option.


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