situation with www/node6 and www/node

Adam Weinberger adamw at
Thu May 18 18:47:49 UTC 2017

> On 18 May, 2017, at 12:45, Joseph Mingrone <jrm at> wrote:
> 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

Sorry, Joseph, I wasn't aware of that phab. The update in it is still relevant though; no need to abandon that.

# Adam

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