Re: help needed: “Error: clang-4.0 has been replaced by clang-8.0; please install that instead”
jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jul 24 08:43:13 UTC 2019
> or, submit a ticket requesting the port adds macports-clang-3.9 and
> macports-clang-4.0 to the compiler blacklist.
> Where can I submit it?
> Yes, the warning is mis-leading
> Error: clang-4.0 has been replaced by clang-8.0; please install that
> this does not actually mean clang-8.0 is not already installed.... What
> it really should say is
> 'please configure port <foo-bar> to use clang-8.0 instead'
> That would be less confusing indeed.
> Can that be made the message?
Not easily. The message is generated by the obsolete port group, which
is used in a number of scenarios, for some of which the currently
message does make sense.
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