[Monetdb-developers] MacPorts Portfiles

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Tue Sep 20 14:31:29 CEST 2011


Hi Rémy,

On 20-09-2011 14:25:28 +0200, Rémy Chibois wrote:
> > Aren't the version numbers missing from the package names?
> 
> There's a "version" just under the Portfile "name", currently "11.5.1"
> (Portfile has been updated since my first post ;) ).
> 
> Would you prefer a different naming/versioning scheme ?

Not really.  I was just wondering.  As long as it's logical for a
MacPorts user, I'm happy with it.

> > The monetdb5-server package just adds an auto-startup entry, right?  It
> > doesn't install anything.  Is this regular practice for MacPorts?
> 
> I started up with another database's Portfile as an example and collected what I thought to be best practices from a representative set of ports.

Ok, that's usually a good approach ;)

> > At this time, we don't have the resources to maintain this, but we
> > encourage getting these into MacPorts proper.  We would appreciate if
> > you would take maintainership for this, and update the Portfiles as
> > necessary for newer releases.
> 
> I'd be glad to submit it and maintain it.
> 
> Any remarks (naming, versioning, description, whatever…) before I proceed ?

Nope, just let us know how it goes!

Thanks again
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