[CFT] TexLive port

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Aug 20 08:40:48 UTC 2012

On 08/20/2012 01:23, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> I have run into problems with portmaster. The problem is that it doesn't
> check whether a dependency is satisfied. It just goes ahead and installs
> them.
> I think a dependency like:
>     latex:${PORTSDIR}/print/teTeX-base
> shouldn't cause portmaster to install teTeX-base. Not if a latex
> binary is already available.

Portmaster doesn't handle dependencies that way, it relies on the port
authors to register CONFLICTS. If you have installed a port that
installs a latex binary it and teTeX-base should have CONFLICTS
registered against each other.



    I am only one, but I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can do
    something.  And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what
    I can do.
			-- Edward Everett Hale, (1822 - 1909)

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