Install from HEAD instead current stable version?
Rainer M Krug
Rainer at krugs.de
Thu Jul 4 02:49:02 PDT 2013
Clemens Lang <cal at macports.org> writes:
> On Thu, Jul 04, 2013 at 11:10:33AM +0200, Rainer M Krug wrote:
>> So then I would have to install grass as usual via
>> | port install grass
>> and then upgrade it and specify to use HEAD to fetch - how can I do
> MacPorts has no way to do this from the command line like homebrew does.
> You need to have a Portfile that explicitly specifies what to download
> (where you can put in git HEAD, if you want).
> Since such a Portfile will not be accepted into the main port tree, you
> need to have a local portfile repository (as described in ), where
> you can put this modified Portfile for MacPorts to pick up.
> The guide also has all the information on how to fetch from git .
>  https://guide.macports.org/#development.local-repositories
>  https://guide.macports.org/#reference.phases.fetch.git
OK - understood.
Thanks a lot,
Rainer M. Krug
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