[CFT] TexLive port

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at bsdforen.de
Mon Aug 20 08:45:29 UTC 2012

On 20/08/2012 10:40, Doug Barton wrote:
> 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.

So evidently my list of CONFLICTS is not complete.

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