[Request for Comments] Add a "AFFECT" relationship between ports

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Aug 24 08:27:45 UTC 2011

On 24/08/2011 08:02, Luca Pizzamiglio wrote:
> I'd explain the behavior with an example: nvidia-driver port.
> During the installation process, this port moves the official Xorg
> openGL installing the NVidia ones.
> Removing nvidia-driver port, the old official libraries are restored.

nvidia-driver is pretty much a special case in the ports.  I think it
(and its slave ports) are the only ports that do anything like that.

Your idea is interesting however.  Do you have any other examples where
this would apply?



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                   7 Priory Courtyard
                                                  Flat 3
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey     Ramsgate
JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk               Kent, CT11 9PW

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 267 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/attachments/20110824/1ea85029/signature.pgp

More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list