Question about creating a port for saga gis

Scott Bennett bennett at
Sun Nov 15 08:35:22 UTC 2009

     On Sat, 14 Nov 2009 10:41:58 +0100 Rainer Hurling <rhurlin at>
>I am working on a new port math/saga. It is my first port.
>Now that I am able to directly download the sources of SAGA GIS from 
>sourceforge (thanks to Eygene Ryabinkin and Sergey V. Dyatko), there is 
>another problem with porting where I need some help.
>The original configure script of SAGA GIS expects 'wx-config', but in 
>newer FreeBSD systems there only is e.g. wxgtk2-2.8-config.
>The porters handbook shows how to configure the ports Makefile to let 
>the port know what wxWidget version to use. I patched the original 
>configure script but obviously that's not enough. The attached files are 
>saved under math/saga and show what I have tried.
     Why are you putting saga into math?  It should be in databases, like
grass and postgis are, or conceivably in science.  I don't see any reason
for it to be in math.

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