installing subport from a portdir

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Jun 11 15:10:21 UTC 2019

On Jun 11, 2019, at 10:09, René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> On Tuesday June 11 2019 09:51:43 Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> Should it be? The use of command line variable overrides should not be encouraged for end users, though it is something developers might need occasionally.
> In this case it's a crucial bit of information. WHich btw I didn't think to test because not all variables can be overridden.
> I think it's either document this,

If you like.

> or change "base" so it will recognise when a port name corresponds to a subport provided by the Portfile in the working directory.

That doesn't seem like a change that would be a good idea.

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