[MacPorts] #47189: submission: audacity

Christopher Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Wed Mar 18 11:15:26 PDT 2015

> On 18 Mar 2015, at 6:11pm, René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday March 18 2015 13:52:49 Arno Hautala wrote:
>> Cool. I wonder if there's still an issue of sometimes using internal
>> versions and sometimes using MacPorts, but as the internal versions
>> aren't available yet, it seems like a minor issue if any. My internal
> When trace mode becomes the default, that issue certainly won't exist any longer...
>> pedant would want the configure to explicitly use the internal
>> versions and explicitly select the available MacPorts versions, but
>> the pedant must be crushed.
> Well, it's not impossible to tell configure to use the internal versions of the things that don't exist in MacPorts yet, but is that really necessary? They seem so specialised that there must be little chance anyone but port maintainers would have them installed before installing Audacity, which means they'd only get installed if port:audacity requires them explicitly…

Thats an assumption, and you know what happens with assumptions. They come back and bite you when you least expect it…

To my mind you should configure audacity to *always* use the internal versions, to prevent this happening in the future.

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