message for port developers

Gert Cuykens gert.cuykens at
Sat Jan 29 10:04:15 PST 2005

On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 11:47:02 -0600, Kirk Strauser <kirk at> wrote:
> On Saturday 29 January 2005 11:42 am, Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > Cant be that hart to do or am i mistaken ?
> Unfortunately, you're mistaken.  Some of those option screens would cause new
> ports to be installed, so before building the top-level port you'd have to
> recursively walk the dependency list to configure those other ports, store
> the user-chosen options somewhere, and then re-walk the dependency list to
> actually build them.
> Sure, it *could* be done, but I imagine it'd involved a huge amount of effort.
> --
> Kirk Strauser

So any plans for tomorow :P

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