situation with www/node6 and www/node

Joseph Mingrone jrm at
Thu May 18 18:45:31 UTC 2017

Adam Weinberger <adamw at> writes:

>> On 18 May, 2017, at 12:25, Adam Weinberger <adamw at> wrote:

>>> On 18 May, 2017, at 12:22, Luca Pizzamiglio <luca.pizzamiglio at> wrote:

>>> Hi,

>>> node6 is the LTS, node is the current. From a stability point of view,
>>> node6 is the choice, but node (7) is already widely used.
>>> Probably, the best solution would be to provide the desired node
>>> version via Mk/ and then all ports depends to
>>> the common version (like perl, python, ...).

>>> In the meanwhile, node can be the new default for yarn and the
>>> conflict will be solved (and it will be coherent with npm)

>> Luca,

>> You're completely right, we really need a USES=node (and there are multiple attempts at it currently floating around). In the meantime, I think you're making the right choice setting www/node as the yarn
>> default.

>> # Adam

> Committed in r441191. Thanks, Luca.

> # Adam

Thanks all.  I will abandon

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