Manually registering dependencies for ports

RW rwmaillists at
Tue Jun 8 11:36:38 UTC 2010

On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 18:04:37 +0100
Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at> wrote:

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> On 07/06/2010 17:34:39, RW wrote:
> > If it's a metaport then it does have an origin.
> It certainly needs an origin if some other port is going to depend on
> it.  Which is usually the case for metaports, but not necessarily so.

A metaport is a port and has an origin by definition. What you are
referring to is a metapackage.

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