situation with www/node6 and www/node

Joseph Mingrone jrm at
Thu May 18 18:51:34 UTC 2017

Adam Weinberger <adamw at> writes:

>> 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

No worries, I was mistaken.  I did an svn diff -rPREV in my copy, which
had my local changes and thought that's what you had committed.


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