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2# This is a log of major user-visible changes in each MacPorts release.
3# $Id: ChangeLog 138166 2015-06-30 21:15:30Z cal@macports.org $
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5
6Release 2.4 (unreleased)
7    - Replaced the strings previously printed by "port help" with much more
8      detailed and current manpages written using asciidoc that open
9      automatically. Added documentation for almost all commands currently
10      implemented by MacPorts.
11      (raimue in branch new-help-system, merge in r123002,
12       manpages written by cal, jmr, raimue, ionic, jeremyhu,
13       #44530, #15467)
14
15    - Added macports_version to the Portfile execution context, to allow
16      checking the current MacPorts version in Portfiles.
17      (cal in r134511)
18
19    - Added "setunrequested" alias for "unsetrequested" command.
20      (ionic in r130217)
21
22    - Added interactive questions for various use cases like 'install',
23      'activate', 'uninstall --follow-dependencies'. Also added global
24      flag '-N' to provide non-interactive invocations.
25      (shasha in branch gsoc14-interactive, merge in r124243)
26
27    - Display notes for installed or updated ports at the end of the
28      installation to prevent them from getting lost in the scrolling output.
29      (#24507, cal in r118304, patch by snc)
30
31    - Handle SIGTERM and SIGINT (^C) in MacPorts to prevent inconsistencies in
32      the registry database when MacPorts is aborted during a critical
33      operation.
34      (cal in r118297 and r118298)
35
36    - Remove "support" for rpm and deb packages in MacPorts, leaving pkg/mpkg.
37      (afb in r123004)
38
39    - Remove deprecated rpm-vercomp function, ports should use vercmp instead.
40      (afb in r123005)
41
42Release 2.3.3 (2014-11-21 by jmr)
43    - Fix database performance regressions with SQLite 3.8 by specifying a
44      good index for some queries (#45645, cal in r128113, r128274, r128276)
45
46Release 2.3.2 (2014-10-17 by jmr)
47    - Fix a crash in trace mode when software calls posix_spawn(2) with NULL
48      as envp (which isn't a legal thing to do from what I understand, but
49      there's software that does it) (#45318, cal in r126475)
50
51    - Tune down the noise while using trace mode; in the default verbosity
52      setting, only report files that actually exist and were hidden.
53      (cal in r124150, r124216)
54
55    - Fix bugs in trace mode that caused it to (1) not ignore /usr/local as
56      it should and (2) fail with certain lengths of $prefix.
57      (cal in r124145, r124146)
58
59    - Added a warning when a version is specified with the list action, such
60      as with installed ports (jmr in r125621)
61
62    - Added ability to set configure.compiler to gcc 5.x
63      (ryandesign in r125578)
64
65    - Fixed failure to add groups when dscl prints a warning to stderr
66      (jmr in r123652)
67
68    - Fixed incorrect handling of arguments in batch mode
69      (#44091, cal in r121485)
70
71Release 2.3.1 (2014-06-26 by jmr)
72    - Added macports-clang-3.4 to compiler fallback lists
73      (#43932, jeremyhu in r118735, r119034)
74
75    - Added quoting to PATH and MANPATH variables set by the installer, to
76      accomodate paths containing spaces (#43798, jmr in r121311)
77
78    - Update for automatic dependencies for fetch.type git, needed due to the
79      git-core port being renamed to git (#44052, ciserlohn in r120928)
80
81    - Fixed failure to sync using daily tarball (#43821, cal in r120382)
82
83Release 2.3 (2014-05-24 by jmr)
84    - Use a private copy of Tcl 8.5 for MacPorts. Starting with this change
85      features introduced with Tcl 8.5 can be used in Portfiles while still
86      keeping support for Tiger and Leopard. (cal in r117621)
87
88    - Add select --summary option. (#36179, snc in r117607)
89
90    - Display a progress indicator for slow downloads. (cal in r117044)
91
92    - Attempt to use HTTP pipelining when downloading. (cal in r117022)
93
94    - Allow ports to select a specific version of the Mac OS X SDK
95      for builds. (larryv in r116437)
96
97    - Check for Command Line Tools presence and Xcode license agreement
98      acceptance and print helpful warnings if they aren't detected. (cal in
99      r115900)
100
101    - Support using .tar.lz archives using use_lzip (mww in r114652)
102
103    - Enhance the "move" Portfile builtin to support case-only renames
104      on case-insensitive filesystems. (#41679, ryandesign in r114289)
105
106    - Fix a regression that caused problems with sandboxing when the MacPorts
107      prefix contained a symlink. (#39850, cal in r113704)
108
109    - Disable Spotlight indexing on build directories, distfiles,
110      registry, log files, archives, base source and the default ports
111      tree. (cal in r113649)
112
113    - Detect when base is running on a different platform than the one
114      it was configured for and refer user to migration instructions.
115      (raimue in r113478)
116
117    - Merge curl HTTP POST support required for MacPorts port statistics
118      developed in GSoC 2011 (jmr in r113396, original code by derek)
119
120    - In debug output, sort environment variables and print one per
121      line. (#40703, ryandesign in r113037)
122
123    - Fix incorrect lint messages when an uppercase letter is used in
124      a PortGroup name. (#40733, ryandesign in r112064)
125
126    - Add "-prepend" command for Portfile options (similar to existing
127      "-append" command). (#40655, ryandesign in r111990)
128
129    - Merge new test framework developed in GSoC 2013 (mariusc in r111325)
130
131    - Support clang's -stdlib option explicitly using configure.cxx_stdlib
132      rather than relying on its default value. This can be used to make
133      MacPorts use libc++ on OS X < 10.9. (larryv in r110519)
134
135    - Support syncing git-svn working copies. (jeremyhu in r109747)
136
137    - Remove support for mports:// and non-tarball HTTP/FTP port tree sources.
138      (cal in r109659)
139
140Release 2.2.1 (2013-10-26 by jmr)
141    - Fixed a problem where dependency calculation could sometimes fail for
142      ports that only support 32-bit architectures when the configured
143      build_arch is 64-bit and dependencies thus need to be +universal
144      (#40721, jmr in r112067)
145
146    - Fixed a potential crash in the strsed procedure (toby in r110985)
147
148    - Provide choice of GCC version when compiling with DragonEgg.
149      (larryv in r108040)
150
151    - Add Portfile options for setting OBJCXX, OBJCXXFLAGS, and
152      universal architecture flags in OBJCFLAGS.
153      (#38512, larryv in r107973, r107976, r107987)
154
155    - Add support for autostarting tasks with startupitems after installing.
156      Useful for the certsync port. (#35474, cal in r106810, 109245)
157
158Release 2.2.0 (2013-07-23 by jmr)
159    - Fixed ports sometimes being incorrectly cleaned after the unarchive
160      target is run with newer archives. (jmr in r106717)
161
162    - When rebuilding an installed port, fixed the old copy being removed
163      before the new copy has been built. (jmr in r106668)
164
165    - Support deleting selected files and directories before creating a pkg.
166      (blair in r105575)
167
168    - Remove unsupported xpkg package type, xar-based format with XML.
169      (afb in r105002)
170
171    - Support pattern matching in compiler.blacklist.
172      (larryv in r104174, r104178)
173
174    - Workaround for some OS commands hanging on 10.8 when started from a root
175      login shell. (#34221, jeremyhu in r104118)
176
177    - TMPDIR is now set to ${workpath}/.tmp while building ports, to avoid
178      problems with using /tmp. (#37834, ryandesign in r103518)
179
180    - Remove unimplemented 'port submit', remove XAR source packages.
181      (cal in r103400)
182
183    - Prevent overlinking by removing dependency_libs information from
184      GNU Libtool (.la) files or by deleting the files entirely.
185      (#38010; jmr in r102945; jeremyhu in r107465, r107527)
186
187    - Setting configure.compiler will now automatically add a dependency if
188      the chosen compiler is provided by a port. (#32542, cal in r102932)
189
190    - Add 'port space --total' which displays the grand total only.
191      (raimue in r102248)
192
193    - Added 'subport:' pseudo-portname that expands to ports that provide
194      a matching subport; added 'subportof:' pseudo-portname that expands to
195      the list of subports of the given port name
196      (raimue in r100059)
197
198    - Fixes bringing trace mode back to a working state. Improvements to reduce
199      the number of builds trace mode breaks.
200      (cal in r100071-100073, r100077, r100126, r100221, r106710)
201
202    - Began using sandbox-exec(1) on 10.5+ to prevent commands executed using
203      the 'system' procedure from writing files outside of the build directory
204      and selected other locations like /tmp. (jmr in r98156, r98193, etc.)
205
206    - Added ability to sync ports tree with git (jeremyhu in r92410)
207
208Release 2.1.3 (2013-01-31 by jmr)
209    - Fixed a bug where a certain order of starting and aborting a build,
210      running selfupdate and continuing a build would resume building although
211      it should start from the beginning.
212      (#29223, cal in r96136, r96399, r96400, r96538)
213
214    - Fix permission problem in the creation of the ccache directory with
215      ccache >= 3.1.7 by running the initialization step as the macportsuser.
216      (raimue in r97868)
217
218    - Fix an endless loop that could be triggered in rev-upgrade when a broken
219      port is not in the index, e.g. when it has been deleted from the tree,
220      or it was installed directly from a Portfile not in the tree.
221      (cal in r100129, jmr in r101313)
222
223    - Set a busy timeout on SQLite connections to prevent MacPorts from
224      uselessly burning CPU cycles when waiting for a database lock.
225      (cal in r100217)
226
227    - Switch from exclusive locking to immediate locking in the registry
228      database to avoid locking reads where not needed.
229      (cal in r100218)
230
231    - Fix a problem where interrupting the uninstallation process could leave
232      the registry database in a corrupted state.
233      (#34482, cal in r100219)
234
235    - Fixed a failure in the fallback code used by 'port pkg' when
236      PackageMaker is not installed. (#36597, jmr in r96262)
237
238    - Fixed an incorrect lint error about the port directory name when a full
239      @macports.org maintainer address is used. (#35925, ryandesign in r97264)
240
241    - Fixed creation of disk images with flat packages. (jmr in r99167)
242
243    - Fixed a bug where not all requested variants would be passed on to
244      dependencies when building an mpkg. (#36363, jmr in r100679)
245
246    - Added configure.compiler options macports-clang-3.2 and
247      macports-clang-3.3 (jeremyhu, ryandesign, jmr in r92588, r101163,
248      r101166, r101270)
249
250    - Added configure.compiler options macports-dragonegg-3.0 through
251      macports-dragonegg-3.3. (jeremyhu in r101933)
252
253Release 2.1.2 (2012-07-26 by jmr):
254    - Fixed autodetection of developer_dir with Xcode 4.4
255      (#35150, mfeiri in r95552)
256
257    - Made conversion of images to archives more robust against missing images
258      (jmr in r95480)
259
260    - Support spaces in hg.tag when fetching from mercurial (#22684 comment
261      11,12, cal in r95438)
262
263    - Made mpkg fail when building a component pkg fails, instead of trying to
264      continue (jmr in r95382)
265
266    - Added a log message when everything to be installed has an unsatisfied
267      dependency, such as in the case of circular dependencies (jmr in r93962)
268
269    - Fixed incorrect error message when installing a port that has a
270      dependency that is not in the index (#31130, jmr in r93511)
271
272Release 2.1.1 (2012-05-19 by jmr):
273    - Fixed incorrect parsing of mirror group URLs that contain a colon to
274      indicate a port number (#32018, jmr in r93258)
275
276    - Do not print detailed progress information in rev-upgrade when stdout is
277      not a terminal (#34480, cal in r93221,r93222)
278
279    - Made rev-upgrade avoid trying to upgrade ports that are not in the index
280      (jmr in r93197)
281
282    - Fixed rev-upgrade disabling source-only mode in its first upgrade pass
283      (jmr in r93153)
284
285    - Fixed incorrect rebuild order in rev-upgrade (cal in r93129)
286
287    - Fixed port lookups failing for all sources when the index is missing in
288      one source (#30593, jmr in r92976)
289
290    - Fix database upgrade on Tiger, where SQLite doesn't support ALTER TABLE
291      ADD COLUMN (#34463, cal in r93256)
292
293Release 2.1.0 (2012-05-15 by jmr):
294    - New configure.compiler options: macports-clang-2.9, macports-clang-3.0,
295      macports-clang-3.1, macports-gcc-4.7, macports-gcc-4.8
296      (jeremyhu in r86719, ryandesign in r91521)
297
298    - Avoid using pkg-config to find sqlite3 in our configure script unless it
299      can't be found by other means, because some third-party packages
300      incorrectly install a /usr/bin/pkg-config that points to an incompatible
301      copy of sqlite3. (#30932, dluke/jmr in r91512)
302
303    - 'port pkg' and 'port mpkg' will now create flat packages (i.e. a xar
304      archive rather than a directory) on 10.6+.
305      (jmr in r91317, r91329, r91331, r91437)
306
307    - Fixed dependencies sometimes being installed multiple times when
308      required with different archs. (#31794, jmr in r91357)
309
310    - Build-time dependencies will no longer be installed if a prebuilt
311      archive is available for download (and port is configured to use it).
312      (jmr in r91196, r91217)
313
314    - Added new config file archive_sites.conf, which can be used to configure
315      additional archive download sources. Each source has an associated
316      archive type; portarchivetype is now only used when creating archives
317      locally. Sources also have an associated prefix, applications_dir and
318      frameworks_dir, and if any of these do not match the current values, the
319      source is not used. (jmr in r91009)
320
321    - Xcode 4.3 support: Search harder for developer directory; advise user to
322      run xcode-select when necessary, searching for Xcode and suggesting
323      xcode-select commands.
324      (jberry, jmr in r89970,r89971,r89972,r89996,r89999,r90003,r90005-r90009,
325      r90018-r90019,r90024,r90031)
326
327    - warn about non-existing developer_dir when it's set in macports.conf
328      (cal in 90802)
329
330    - port automatically installs bsdmake when there's no bsdmake in $PATH and a
331      port sets build.type bsd (#33355, cal in r90650)
332
333    - Added -W option for reinplace that sets a base directory that all file
334      arguments are interpreted as being relative to. (raimue in r90610)
335
336    - Added macports.conf options 'host_blacklist' and 'preferred_hosts', used
337      for indicating lists of download hosts that should not be used or should
338      be used preferentially, respectively. These override the usual ping time
339      check. Ping times are also now cached for 24 hours. (jmr in r89459)
340
341    - Added 'rev-upgrade' action checking for broken linkage and rebuilding
342      ports containing broken files. Made rev-upgrade run automatically after
343      each upgrade or install.
344      (cal in branch gsoc11-rev-upgrade, merge in r88376, also cal, raimue, jmr
345      in r88377,r88411,r88441,r88511,r88666,r88732,r89180,r89659,r89661,r90102,
346      r90381)
347
348    - Added options controlling rev-upgrade behavior to macports.conf
349      (jmr, cal in r88725,r88794,r89189)
350
351    - port livecheck regex finds multiple matches on the same line
352      (raimue in r88031)
353
354    - Several improvements to port lint:
355      licenses, subversion properties, maintainer addresses
356      (#30194, snc, raimue in r85929, r86016, r89428, r89610)
357
358    - Added license_noconflict option to specify dependencies for which the
359      maintainer has manually checked license compatibility and wishes to
360      overrule the conservative automated checks. (jmr in r89004)
361
362    - Xcode 4.3 support: Use xcrun -find to find xcode compiler if it's not
363      found in /usr/bin.
364      (jberry, jmr in r88540,r88541,r88546,r88777,r88779,r88787,r89359,r89984,r90028)
365
366    - Added options compiler.blacklist, compiler.whitelist, and
367      compiler.fallback; to allow blacklisting, whitelisting, and setting the
368      fallback order for configure.compiler values, respectively.
369      (#30041, jmr in r88676)
370
371    - Fix sync with subdirectory of Subversion 1.7-format working copy
372      (#33573, jmr in 86872)
373
374    - Fixed conflicts not being checked for when installing ports that have no
375      dependencies. (#31571, dports in r85382)
376
377    - dmg postflight: quote all paths to handle the increasingly frequent
378      occurrence that $HOME contains spaces (#33583, ryandesign in r84345)
379
380    - dmg postflight: adjust wording of some messages (ryandesign in r84344)
381
382    - The deprecated Portfile options svn.tag, distcheck.check and
383      livecheck.check have been removed. (raimue in r82763)
384
385    - Implement new option-replace using lsearch/lreplace. The old behavior is
386      deprecated for option-replace with only one argument, but can still be
387      found in option-strsed.
388      (raimue in r82760, r82761)
389
390    - Added 'buildfromsource' macports.conf setting, which allows permanently
391      selecting the behaviour of the -s or -b option. (jmr in r81540)
392
393Release 2.0.4 (2012-02-25 by jmr)
394    - Added -locale option for reinplace (jeremyhu in r89839)
395
396    - Xcode 4.3 support: Change home directory for MacPorts user to
397      ${prefix}/var/macports/home.
398      (jberry, jmr in r89988, r89993, r90002, r90010, r90011)
399
400    - set env(HOME) to ${workpath}/.home when building ports
401      (#31827, jmr in r89994, r90004)
402
403    - Fix use_xmkmf to honor xmkmf.env for its make Makefiles phase
404      (#31504, jeremyhu in r89537, r89538, r89539)
405
406    - Added configure.cxx setting when configure.compiler is apple-gcc-4.2
407      (jeremyhu in r80248)
408
409    - Xcode 4.3 support: added packagemaker_path macports.conf setting
410      (jmr in r90058)
411
412    - Resolve ambiguity in selection in portlists
413      (jberry in r88179, r88185)
414
415    - Xcode 4.3 support: updated default developer_dir location for 4.3
416      (jmr in r90016)
417
418    - Xcode 4.3 support: use compilers in /usr/bin instead of developer_dir
419      when possible, as the latter has proven to be volatile.
420      (jmr in r90015)
421
422    - Xcode 4.3 support: updated SDK paths for 4.3 (jmr in r90000)
423
424    - Work around broken FTP proxy support in some versions of libcurl
425      (jmr in r84351, r88045)
426
427Release 2.0.3 (2011-09-05 by raimue)
428    - Fix a regression introduced in 2.0.2 when fetching with a VCS
429      (#31073, jmr in r83471)
430
431Release 2.0.2 (2011-09-01 by jmr):
432    - Messages recommending running selfupdate will no longer be printed when
433      selfupdate is being run. (#23094, jmr in r83270, r83391)
434
435    - The PortIndex will not be regenerated during selfupdate when base is
436      outdated. This avoids failure to index ports that use features only
437      available in the current version. (#30739, jmr in r83271)
438
439    - Fixed build failures when the TMPDIR environment variable is set to a
440      directory that is not writable by the macports user.
441      (#30749, jmr in r83267)
442
443    - Fixed error when checksumming distfiles with names containing spaces.
444      (#28568, jmr in r83149)
445
446    - The uninstall and deactivate actions now sort the port list so that
447      dependents are processed before the ports they depend on.
448      (#8431, jmr in r82947)
449
450    - Fixed an issue where a non-universal version of a port could be
451      installed as a dependency as well as the universal version, with
452      unpredictable results, when some ports in the dependency graph needed
453      the universal version but others didn't. (jmr in r82924)
454
455    - Now using a temp dir inside ${prefix} when activating, as /tmp or
456      /var/folders may be on a different volume. (jmr in r82767)
457
458    - Fixed extracting portfile-only archives. (#31033, jmr in r81830)
459
460    - Fixed adduser and addgroup procedures not re-dropping privileges when
461      done. (jmr in r81630)
462
463    - Fixed error activating ports with names containing the string "cpio".
464      (#30532, jmr in r81577)
465
466Release 2.0.1 (2011-08-02 by jmr):
467    - Fixed errors when installing some archives built on a case-sensitive
468      filesystem onto a case-insensitive one. (#30373, jmr in r81562)
469
470    - Fixed users created by MacPorts showing up in the GUI in some places on
471      Lion. (#30168, jeremyhu in r81558)
472
473    - Added replaced_by pseudo-portname selector. (afb in r81475)
474
475    - Added progress output to port image conversion script.
476      (#30347, jmr in r81464)
477
478    - Now doing a better job of avoiding UID conflicts with non-local users
479      when creating the 'macports' user. (#30464, jmr in r81414, r81415) Also
480      improved Tiger compatibility in this area. (jmr in r81454, r81467)
481
482    - Fixed 'port selfupdate' exiting with non-zero status after installing a
483      new version of base. (jmr in r81371)
484
485    - Added --subports to options accepted by 'port info'. (jmr in r81234)
486
487    - Fixed incorrect info sometimes being added to PortIndex entries when
488      using subports. (#30463, jmr in r81361)
489
490    - Fixed descriptions not being shown for default variants. (jmr in r80971)
491
492    - Fixed 'port variants --index'. (jmr in r80969)
493
494Release 2.0.0 (2011-07-22 by jmr):
495
496    - Multiple ports can now be defined in one Portfile using the 'subport'
497      procedure. This reduces code duplication when several ports use very
498      similar code. (jmr in r78062)
499
500    - Privilege dropping is now on by default. The runtime user can be changed
501      when building from source but defaults to 'macports'; this user is
502      created at install time. (jmr in r79025)
503
504    - Fetching from some extremely slow or partially unresponsive servers
505      should now time out as expected. (raimue in r71038)
506
507    - The registry is now "vacuumed" (compacted/defragmented) after
508      uninstalling ports. (jmr in r70608)
509
510    - Downloaded archives are now checked for integrity using digital
511      signatures. Sync and selfupdate can also use a signed tarball. New
512      pubkeys.conf file allows configuring keys to trust.
513      (jmr in r68996, r79093)
514
515    - Added 'actinact' pseudo-portname that expands to installed ports with an
516      active version and at least one inactive version.
517      (#27666, jmr in r79421, based on patch from gmail.com:ww.galen)
518
519    - Added --size option for 'contents' action that makes it print the size
520      of each file. (#27245, jmr in r79365, based on patch from
521      gmail.com:ww.galen)
522
523    - Added 'space' action to show the disk space used by ports' active files.
524      (#27244, jmr in r79349, based on patch from gmail.com:ww.galen)
525
526    - Actions can be abbreviated to an unambiguous prefix of the full name.
527      (#27242, patch from gmail.com:ww.galen committed in r79259)
528
529    - Fixed error when activating ports whose version contains an underscore
530      followed by an integer and a dash. (#28084, jmr in r79167)
531
532    - Deactivating a port that has dependents no longer needs to be forced
533      when the dependents are all inactive. (#29505, jmr in r78086)
534
535    - New option 'add_users' has been added. Setting it will ensure that the
536      listed users are created before all operations that may require them to
537      exist. (#11563, jmr in r78660)
538
539    - 'port info --index' should be much faster and will work with the
540      'current' pseudo-port provided the port has been indexed.
541      (#13673, jmr in r78621)
542
543    - Relocation is explicitly disabled when building pkgs on 10.6, so Apple's
544      Installer won't attempt to overwrite other copies of the same software
545      not installed by MacPorts. (#25174, jmr in r78178)
546
547    - Non-Darwin platforms can once again build base against OpenSSL for
548      checksum support. (#26813, afb in r77865)
549
550    - It is now safe to set svn.post_args, rather than that option being
551      reserved for svn.url. (#27454, jmr in r73825)
552
553    - Variants specified when running 'port mpkg' are now set in the
554      dependencies as well. (#27231, jmr in r73303)
555
556    - Fixed various issues with privilege dropping.
557      (#26899, jmr in r69453 etc.)
558
559    - Trace mode no longer fails on 10.6. (#21582, jmr in r74318, r74369)
560
561    - Ports that create StartupItems (aka launchd plists) should now be
562      installable by unprivileged users. (#10879, jmr in r66700, r75143)
563
564    - Fixed incorrect output from 'port dependents' when using newer SQLite
565      versions. (#27506, patch from gmail.com:mmpestorich committed in r76827)
566
567    - The flat registry format is no longer available. Setting portdbformat to
568      'flat' in macports.conf will result in the sqlite registry being used.
569      (jmr in r77681)
570
571    - Port images are now stored as archives. Archive mode is now effectively
572      always on. Among other benefits, this fixes some bugs with the handling
573      of hard links installed by ports (e.g. #13601).
574
575      Direct mode is no longer available. Existing port image directories, and
576      installed files for direct mode, will be converted to archives when
577      upgrading.
578
579      (#19458, branch by blb, merged by jmr in r77511)
580
581    - master_site_local, patch_site_local, and archive_site_local can be set
582      in macports.conf, with the same effects as the corresponding environment
583      variables. (jmr in r74924)
584
585    - Added 'logfile' action that prints the path to a port's log file.
586      (jmr in r74655)
587
588    - Computing large dependency trees that contain the same port(s) multiple
589      times should be considerably faster. (jmr in r73133)
590
591    - New configure.compiler options: macports-gcc-4.6, macports-llvm-gcc-4.2,
592      macports-clang (jmr in r71487; mfeiri in r72936, r72937)
593
594    - Add '-n' option to reinplace (#26406, ryandesign in r73227)
595
596    - Add new ccache_dir and ccache_size options, default path is
597      ${portdbpath}/build/.ccache and a size of 2 GB.
598      (raimue in r71604, r71606)
599
600    - Add 'system -W path' which changes to the given directory before
601      executing the command.
602      (raimue in r71380, r71389)
603
604    - Add -w to build.cmd and destroot.cmd if using gnumake
605      (raimue in r71370)
606
607    - Add livecheck.ignore_sslcert; setting fetch.ignore_sslcert does no
608      longer apply to livecheck. distcheck now respects fetch.ignore_sslcert.
609      (#17063, raimue in r70975, r70979, r70982)
610
611    - Add SHA256 checksums in addition to MD5, SHA1 and RIPEMD160.
612      (afb in r57888, r57913; snc in r68955)
613
614    - Add @pkgdep lines to archives, with build-time dependencies.
615      (afb in r76919)
616
617Release 1.9.2 (2010-11-07 by jmr):
618
619    - Added more locking to avoid TOCTOU errors when running multiple port(1)
620      instances (#19935, jmr in r70174)
621
622    - Fixed -q not suppressing output from 'port lint' (#25880, jmr in r70163)
623
624    - Added a helpful message when there is a checksum mismatch and the
625      distfile appears to incorrectly be a HTML document (#25128,
626      ryandesign/jmr in r70143)
627
628    - Now checking early on if there are sufficient privileges to install,
629      and failing before building anything if not (#25671, jmr in r70135)
630
631    - Avoided possible failure when the -u option is used when upgrading a
632      port that is marked as being replaced by another (jmr in r69022)
633
634    - Using the platform-specific PortIndex when syncing using a daily tarball
635      (jmr in r68786)
636
637    - Fixed failures when fetch target is run without root privileges and the
638      port is then installed with them (#25418, #25937; jmr in r69334, r70271)
639
640    - Fixed upgrading ports where the new version differs from the old version
641      only in epoch (jmr in r69436)
642
643    - Fixed [un]setrequested when using the flat registry format
644      (#26352, jmr in r69387)
645
646    - Fixed checking for conflicting ports before installation
647      (#25386, jmr in r69105)
648
649    - Now gracefully handling distfiles that use a tag that is not
650      associated with any sites (#25332, jmr in r68965)
651
652    - Fixed running 'port deps' on multiple ports, and changed its output
653      format back to how it was in 1.8 (#25324, jmr in r68950)
654
655    - Fixed premature privilege dropping (#25331, jmr in r68952)
656
657Release 1.9.1 (2010-06-18 by jmr):
658    - Fixed a couple of problems with new 1.9 features when using the flat
659      registry format (jmr in r68910, r68913)
660
661    - Ports using the replaced_by option will once again be deactivated when
662      an upgrade is performed on them (#25270, jmr in r68872)
663
664    - Fixed the possibility of some empty directories being left behind when
665      a port is deactivated (#25268, jmr in r68864)
666
667    - Fixed failure to detect conflicts with files that are not provided by
668      a port before activation starts (#25255, jmr in r68849)
669
670    - Fixed problems with distfile names containing spaces (#25245, #25246;
671      jmr in r68816, r68817)
672
673    - Fixed a problem with uninstall when using direct mode, and started
674      running pre/post activate and deactivate procedures when installing and
675      uninstalling in direct mode, respectively (#11562, jmr in r68697)
676
677    - fixed a crasher that affected Tiger (#25194, jmr in r68675, r68680,
678      r68691)
679
680Release 1.9.0 (2010-06-08 by jmr):
681
682    - It is no longer possible to use include statements in Portfiles
683      (raimue in r68206)
684
685    - Command line options can be abbreviated if unambiguous
686      (raimue in r66837)
687
688    - Added a new variable 'os.subplatform'. When os.platform is darwin, the
689      subplatform is either 'macosx' or 'puredarwin'.
690
691    - 'platform' no longer creates a variant, instead it executes the code in
692      the body immediately if the current platform matches the one specified.
693
694    - Using a Portfile with a modification date in the future now causes an
695      informative error early on, instead of just discarding the workdir at
696      the start of every phase. (#24717, raimue in r65246)
697
698    - Fetching from servers that require a cookie to be set now works.
699      (#24584, raimue in r66785)
700
701    - Fixed an error when everything is deleted from the patchfiles list.
702      (#24178, raimue in r65243)
703
704    - Added 'license:' pseudo-port selector. (#24123, perry in r65033)
705
706    - Added new fetch.type 'bzr'. (#23436, perry in r65096)
707
708    - Added 'rdeps' and 'rdependents' actions, recursive versions of 'deps'
709      and 'dependents' respectively. Also added 'depof:', 'rdepof:',
710      'dependentof:' and 'rdependentof:' pseudo-port selectors, for specifying
711      the ports that are dependencies or dependents of the given port.
712      (#22346, jmr in r65858/r66198)
713
714    - Updated the description of the search action in the port(1) man page.
715      (#23749, jmr in r66670)
716
717    - Dry-run now uses /dev/null as the statefile, which prevents a couple of
718      problems involving locking and variant checks.
719      (#21794, #21962; jmr in r66921)
720
721    - The list of dependencies to be installed is now displayed immediately
722      after computing them. (#21540, jmr in r66321)
723
724    - The quick index is now reloaded after syncing in interactive mode, which
725      prevents errors due to it not matching the updated PortIndex.
726      (#20874, jmr in r66319, refinement of patch from carrel.org:edward)
727
728    - The architectures of dependencies are checked when installing a port. If
729      a dependency does not provide the required arch(s), it is rebuilt with
730      +universal if that is possible and will help, otherwise the install fails
731      and an error message explains why. (#20728, jmr in r65087)
732
733    - New supported_archs option allows ports to indicate which architectures
734      they can be built for. The default values of configure.build_arch and
735      configure.universal_archs change based on this list. Set this to
736      'noarch' if a port installs only architecture-independent files.
737      (#20739, jmr in r64372/r64945)
738
739    - Declaring a variant that requires one or more other variants will now
740      correctly set the required variants, so they can be checked with
741      variant_isset. (#19224, jmr in r66642)
742
743    - 'port outdated' now indicates the reason why a port that appears to have
744      the same version as that in the tree is considered outdated. Possible
745      reasons are that the epoch is higher, or the installed version was built
746      on a different OS version. (#19138, jmr in r64960)
747
748    - Distfile names are now percent-escaped in the download URLs when needed.
749      (#18736, jmr in r66794)
750
751    - buildnicevalue is now applied to configure and destroot commands, and to
752      build commands with unusual names. (#18304, raimue in r65076/r65808)
753
754    - Removed hardcoded /opt/local prefix from the base dmg resources.
755      (#17633, jmr in r66776)
756
757    - Fixed an error that occurred when archive mode was enabled but
758      ${prefix}/var/macports/packages did not exist. (#17579, jmr in r66775)
759
760    - Syncing rsync sources now tries to get a platform-specific version of
761      the PortIndex from the server, and skips this if the local copy is less
762      than a day old. All sync methods now update the PortIndex at the end.
763      (#17157, jmr in r66846/r67207)
764
765    - portindex(1) now skips parsing Portfiles whose modification time is
766      older than the current PortIndex, instead reusing the existing entry.
767      (#16235, jmr in r66845)
768
769    - Added a 'requested' flag to the registry that indicates which ports were
770      installed explicitly (as opposed to as a dependency of something else).
771      This enables the new 'requested', 'unrequested' and 'leaves' pseudo-
772      ports, as well as the --follow-dependencies option for uninstall.
773      The setrequested and unsetrequested actions will set and clear the flag,
774      respectively.
775      (#15260, jmr in r64517, r64663, r65546, r66037, r66200, r66215)
776
777    - The macports1.0 directory is now installed to
778      ${prefix}/share/macports/Tcl rather than /Library/Tcl. A symlink will be
779      installed in the old location if there is nothing there already, so
780      'package require macports' will still work in tclsh.
781      (#12943, jmr in r65055)
782
783    - Added warning and error messags when Xcode is old enough to cause
784      problems or too old to use at all, respectively. (#12794, jmr in r66771)
785
786    - Removed the rather outdated copy of sqlite3 from the source tree, made
787      the sqlite3 directory configurable, and added defaults for non-darwin
788      platforms. (#12231, jmr in r64358/r64363)
789
790    - There is a new 'archivefetch' target which is run before unarchive when
791      archive mode is enabled, and attempts to download the archive from a
792      server. There are currently no sites configured to download from (these
793      are stored in the ports tree like the mirror sites used for fetch), but
794      you can set ARCHIVE_SITE_LOCAL in the environment. Note that there is no
795      integrity checking for archives yet. (#8571, jmr in r64816)
796
797    - Now recording negative variants in the registry, which stops deselected
798      variants from being reactivated on upgrade due to default_variants or
799      variants.conf settings. (#2377, jmr in r64533)
800
801    - Added support for pre- and post- procedures for the activate, deactivate
802      and uninstall targets. This feature requires portdbformat sqlite. There
803      was limited support for pre- and post-activate previously, but the
804      procedures were only run when installing the port, not when activating
805      an inactive version. (#1068, #4228, #18273; jmr in r64638/r64639)
806
807    - Integrated the sqlite-based registry2.0 code. The portdbformat variable
808      in macports.conf can be set to 'sqlite' to enable it. Existing flat
809      receipts will be converted the first time port(1) is run with sufficient
810      privileges. Original code by sfiera, fixed and integrated by jmr in
811      r63398 and following. The new format lacks a number of problems that the
812      old one suffers from, including #13054 (dependencies from old port
813      versions stick around across upgrades) and #14123 (files whose paths
814      differ only in case are left behind when uninstalling).
815
816    - Fixed file list in +CONTENTS file in archives. (#21864, jmr in r59882)
817
818    - Fixed a few issues reported with building MacPorts on Linux. (#22716)
819
820    - Upgrade will now always choose the port that is active when following
821      dependencies that could be satisfied by more than one port and more than
822      one of these is installed, instead of choosing the one actually named in
823      the depspec. (#23921, jmr in r60883)
824
825    - Extracting from a disk image ("use_dmg yes") no longer fails when there
826      is a space in $worksrcdir. (#23456, raimue in r67089)
827
828    - Added a configure.sdkroot option which can be used to build against a
829      Mac OS X SDK. It is empty by default unless the value of
830      macosx_deployment_target is not the current OS version, or the universal
831      variant is set and the current platform is PowerPC Tiger. It is also
832      possible to set macosx_deployment_target globally in macports.conf now,
833      but this is unsupported. (#19875, jmr in r66924)
834
835    - Add "fs-traverse -tails" which only returns the part following the
836      specified directory (#21873, raimue in r65785)
837
838    - Allow gcc45 port to be used in configure.compiler (ryandesign in r62223)
839
840    - svn checkouts now use peg revisions instead of operative revisions,
841      so they'll continue to work if a repository gets reorganized
842      (#20777, ryandesign in r60573)
843
844    - Print the location of the log file when a target fails (jmr in r60769)
845
846    - Use CommonCrypto/CommonDigest instead of OpenSSL libcrypto.
847      (toby in r58131, jberry in r59715)
848
849    - New "patch.type gnu" for GNU patch, similar to "build.type gnu"
850      for GNU make. Only makes a difference for BSD patch and BSD make.
851      (afb in r58020)
852
853    - Updated the FreeBSD package (ObjC/Foundation is now optional).
854      (afb in r57889)
855
856    - Don't use "make -j1" for build.jobs=1, but prefer "make" instead.
857      (afb in r57998)
858
859    - Add new "use_xz yes" port option to allow distfiles in xz format.
860      (afb in r57827)
861
862    - Archive mode now uses build_arch in archive names rather than os.arch.
863      (snc in r58977)
864
865    - Add new log command and keeping of debug output for easy access
866      after port has run (GSoC 2009 logging project by enl, merged in r60372)
867
868    - Some of the build_arch flags now appear in LDFLAGS as well, fixing
869      several ports when building for a different architecture (jeremyhu in
870      r60662, jmr in r60680)
871
872    - Fixed 'merge' proc for paths with spaces, and for symlinks on Snow
873      Leopard, and added an error message for when 'merge' is not called
874      correctly (#21852, ryandesign in r58776, r58777, r58778)
875
876Release 1.8.2 (2010-01-01 by jmr):
877
878    - Fixed 'port load' for non-root installations (#21713, jmr in r60774)
879
880    - Fixed a bug that could cause port to hit the open file limit
881      (#22959, jmr in r61770)
882
883    - Fixed an error when installing from source or selfupdating on Tiger with
884      an svn-based ports tree (#20760, jmr in r61302)
885
886    - Fixed an error when selfupdating as root with a prefix that is not owned
887      by root (#21010, jmr in r60798)
888
889    - Stopped uninstall from failing when files in the port image have already
890      been deleted (#22001, jmr in r59318, r59654)
891
892    - Stopped printing command output multiple times on failure (#21084,
893      jmr in r60770)
894
895    - Started showing bug reporting instructions on failure (jmr in r60770)
896
897    - Fixed a bug where 'port dmg' could create too small an image and run out
898      of space (#22404, jmr in r60260)
899
900    - Fixed a bug where reinplace could fail when running port without root
901      privileges (#20896, jmr in r59597)
902
903    - Started setting our own umask since Snow Leopard makes us inherit
904      the user's even when using sudo (#21389, jmr in r59585)
905
906Release 1.8.1 (2009-09-28 by jmr):
907
908    - Installer error messages now display properly even from the Snow Leopard
909      MacPorts dmg. (jmr in r56448)
910
911    - 'fetch.type svn' no longer requires the installation of the subversion
912      port as of Snow Leopard. (toby in r56160; raimue in r56162)
913
914    - Updated manpages and 'port help' output (ryandesign in r56472, r56473,
915      r56474; blb in r56666, r57048, r57131)
916
917    - Fixed syncing using the daily tarball. (#21034, toby in r56889)
918
919    - Fixed 'port load' (#21128, raimue in r57055)
920
921    - Improved error message when an expression on the command line does not
922      match any ports (jmr in r57026)
923
924    - Stopped recording the completion of the install phase in the
925      statefile, which led to errors if the port was uninstalled but the work
926      dir was not cleaned, and the port was then installed again.
927      (jmr/raimue in r57801, 57820)
928
929Release 1.8.0 (2009-08-28 by jmr):
930    - There is now a 'build_arch' variable, available in portfiles and
931      configurable in macports.conf, which sets the CPU architecture that
932      ports should be compiled for (when not building universal). Its default
933      is the same as that of the Apple-supplied /usr/bin/gcc.
934      (#19874, jmr in r53217,r53386,r53420,r53494,r53860,r54236)
935
936    - MacPorts base now works on and has appropriate default settings for
937      Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. (#19874, toby/mww/jkh in r38271,r40060,
938      r40836,r43976,r52397)
939     
940    - MacPorts now requires Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger or later. (Panther is not
941      just "unsupported", it really won't work.)
942
943    - The universal_sysroot and universal_target keys have been removed from
944      macports.conf. These settings are now handled automatically.
945      (toby in r52324)
946
947    - Added a 'replaced_by' portfile option. This causes upgrade to deactivate
948      the current port and install the port specified by this option. This
949      also allows ports to be renamed. Upgrade accepts a --no-replace option
950      which disables this behaviour. (#20157, jmr in r54378)
951
952    - The upgrade action now accepts --force and --enforce-variants options.
953      The former causes ports to be rebuilt even if they are not outdated, and
954      the global -f option no longer has this effect (it had too many effects
955      already). The latter causes ports to be rebuilt if the requested
956      variants do not match those installed (even if they are not outdated).
957      (#20156, jmr in r54376)
958
959    - Dependencies can be satisfied by ports that are installed but not
960      available in the ports tree (useful for testing uncommitted ports).
961      (jmr in r52075, r52160)
962
963    - Ports that are installed but not available in the ports tree no longer
964      cause an error when running commands like 'port clean installed'. They
965      are skipped and a warning is printed. (#19253, jmr in r50865)
966
967    - Selfupdate no longer disables readline support unless readline is found
968      in /usr/local, which has historically caused failures.
969      (#19035, jmr in r50868)
970
971    - Uninstalling a port that is not installed now produces an informational
972      message rather than an error. (#18984, jmr in r53709)
973
974    - Added a 'conflicts' portfile option. Conflicting ports will be detected
975      during dependency calculation. (#18794, blb/jmr in r51525)
976
977    - 'port selfupdate' now explicitly states precisely what it does. (#18512)
978
979    - Operating system and architecture information is now shown in debug
980      output. (#18435, raimue in r46669)
981
982    - Fixed a bug that could break some symlinks to man pages. (#18302)
983
984    - Switched to a more efficient algorithm for looking up port information
985      in the index, which makes many operations faster.
986      (#18259, jmr/blb in r47110)
987
988    - MacPorts base now tries to avoid using commands that come from ports, so
989      that a broken port can't break the base code. (#18149)
990
991    - Deleting all the contents of a portfile option no longer unsets the
992      option entirely. (#17865, toby in r44901)
993
994    - Removed the code that upgrades from the old DarwinPorts filesystem
995      layout. Trying to upgrade to 1.8.0+ from a version older than 1.5.0 will
996      produce an error message saying you need to install 1.7.1 first.
997      (#17619, jmr in r53260)
998
999    - port(1) now reports its version as dotted-decimal rather than floating
1000      point. (#17420)
1001
1002    - Dependencies are now always obtained by parsing the Portfile and not
1003      from the PortIndex, since the latter can't provide expanded variables
1004      like $prefix which may be used in path: depspecs. (#17182)
1005
1006    - Newline characters in long_description can no longer cause receipt
1007      corruption. (#16619, blb in r50663)
1008
1009    - Now unlocking the filemap when it is not in use. This allows e.g.
1010      'port contents' to be run while another port instance is performing
1011      installs. Note that running more than one simultaneous port instance
1012      that will modify the registry can easily fail, though hopefully
1013      without corrupting anything. (#16246, jmr in r51133)
1014
1015    - Removed some irrelevant debug output that was being printed when a port
1016      failed. (#16203, jmr in r53706)
1017
1018    - Added new depends_fetch and depends_extract options, for dependencies
1019      that are needed to fetch or extract the port, respectively.
1020      (#15161, jmr in r51780)
1021
1022    - Packages (including the one for MacPorts base) now correctly indicate
1023      that they can only be installed on the root volume.
1024      (#14809, jmr in r53250)
1025
1026    - Using an alternative fetch or extract type now adds appropriate
1027      dependencies automatically, e.g. 'use_zip yes' adds a dep on unzip, and
1028      'fetch.type svn' adds a dep on subversion. (#13981, jmr in r43782)
1029
1030    - port(1) should now exit with an appropriate status code when an error is
1031      encountered. Use the -p option to continue despite errors.
1032      (#13918, jmr in r53704)
1033
1034    - Proxy information can now be obtained from System Preferences and from
1035      macports.conf. The older method using environment variables no longer
1036      works out of the box on Leopard due to changes that Apple made to the
1037      default /etc/sudoers. (#13158, blb in r47194)
1038
1039    - Improved handling of malformed variant definitions.
1040      (#12596, jmr in r50719, r50721)
1041
1042    - Cope a little better with missing receipt files. (#19540, jmr in r51138)
1043
1044    - Fixed a major memory leak in the filemap code.
1045      (#12022, pguyot in r51419)
1046
1047    - Improved the logic for determining whether phases can be skipped. This
1048      fixes the specific problems of being unable to build packages of ports
1049      that are installed, port not running specific phases (e.g. build)
1050      when told to if the port is installed, and inactive dependencies being
1051      rebuilt instead of simply activated. (#10881, #16260, jmr in r50490)
1052
1053    - When archive mode is enabled, ports will no longer be rebuilt if an
1054      archive is available. (#10785, jmr in r50416)
1055
1056    - Activating a port will now first deactivate any other version of the
1057      same port that is already active. (#10571, jmr in r53711)
1058
1059    - Added a 'license' portfile option, which is displayed in 'port info'
1060      output. (#7493, jmr in r50801)
1061
1062    - port lint recognizes new top-level category php (#19329, ryandesign)
1063
1064    - Do not print header lines when the quiet option -q is set
1065      (raimue in r48558)
1066
1067    - svn.tag is deprecated, use svn.revision instead (raimue in r48222-48223)
1068
1069    - port -i option has been removed (blb in r48218)
1070
1071    - ui_warn logs to stderr instead of stdout (raimue in r48217)
1072
1073    - Remove --pretend option for port selfupdate, use global dry-run option
1074      instead (raimue in r48125)
1075
1076    - port(1) option -y for dry-run (#11892, gwhitney/jmr in r43726)
1077
1078    - New pseudo-port 'obsolete' to identify ports which are installed but no
1079      longer in the PortIndex (raimue in r47253)
1080
1081    - MacPorts can now perform fetch, extract, patch, configure and build in a
1082      user rather than system owned location. By default, this is
1083      ~/.macports/opt. This allows MacPorts to do all but the install of the
1084      port without root privileges. (gsoc08-privileges)
1085
1086    - MacPorts can now automatically drop privileges so as to avoid running as
1087      root whenever possible. To enable this, pass the desired user to run as
1088      to configure with the --with-macports-user option. (gsoc08-privileges)
1089
1090    - The Portfile format has a number of new boolean attributes to indicate
1091      when an action should or should not be run with root privileges:
1092      'patch.asroot', 'build.asroot', 'configure.asroot', 'destroot.asroot',
1093      and 'install.asroot'. The default for all is "no". If the prefix folder
1094      (by default /opt/local) is not writable, MacPorts will attempt to
1095      elevate privileges to root for the install phase. (gsoc08-privileges)
1096
1097    - A "make group" command has been added to the Makefile and a
1098      "--with-shared-directory" switch to the configure script. Running "make
1099      group" will create a macports group. "--with-shared-directory" will let
1100      let the group specified by "--with-install-group" have full read write
1101      access to the /opt/local hierarchy. This will allow users who are
1102      members of the new macports group to have full write permissions to
1103      /opt/local and its subfolders, and hence to install ports which only
1104      affect that hierarchy without requiring root privileges.
1105      (gsoc08-privileges)
1106
1107    - A switch called "--with-no-root-privileges" has been added for use by
1108      user installing MacPorts for their own use only. An example configure
1109      command would be "./configure
1110      --prefix=/Users/{your-user-name-here}/.macports/opt
1111      --with-no-root-privileges" (gsoc08-privileges)
1112
1113    - Add several new options to port search, looks in name and description by
1114      default (#15434, raimue)
1115
1116    - Add xpkg package type, xar-based format with XML. (afb)
1117
1118    - Split portpkg creation out from portsubmit phase. (afb)
1119
1120    - Make dependencies displayed in port info respect variants
1121      specified in variants.conf; collapse port deps to be an alias
1122      for port info with appropriate flags. Note this changes output
1123      format of port deps somewhat.  (#11891, gwhitney in r44340)
1124
1125    - Make dependencies in port upgrade respect variants as specified
1126      (in order of precedence) on command line, latest installed
1127      version, or variants.conf .  (#8221, gwhitney in r44362)
1128
1129    - Add select action, which integrates *_select tools into port.
1130      (#17477, perry)
1131
1132    - The variants action additionally shows default variants, conflicting
1133      variants and variants' dependencies. (#14178, #15628, perry)
1134
1135    - Implicit variants (e.g., darwin) can no longer be explicitly
1136      set/unset. (#12563, perry in r46938, jmr in r53371)
1137
1138Release 1.7.1 (2009-03-28 by raimue):
1139    - Trailing slashes are stripped from the prefix passed to configure, which
1140      prevents incorrect mtree violation warnings. (#13789)
1141
1142    - Fix freshmeat-based livecheck (#18887)
1143
1144    - Fix issue on direct-mode installs where checking for installed ports
1145      wasn't properly looking (it only matched for revision 0 and no
1146      variants) (#17762)
1147
1148    - Add new "use_7z yes" port option to allow distfiles in 7z format
1149      (#18521, ryandesign)
1150
1151    - port lint no longer requires variable master_sites if the port has no
1152      distfiles (#18479, ryandesign)
1153
1154    - Upgrade will no longer accept ports that are not installed (but it still
1155      installs new ports as dependencies if needed). In particular, this means
1156      that "port upgrade all" will no longer proceed to install every
1157      available port. (jmr in r46052)
1158
1159    - Add mkdtemp Tcl command to create temporary directories. (#17181, perry)
1160
1161    - Add 'apple-gcc-4.2' option to configure.compiler (#18426, ryandesign)
1162
1163    - Create ${applications_dir} and ${frameworks_dir} in destroot
1164      automatically (r45614, raimue)
1165
1166    - Make the postflight procedure a bit smarter about which login files
1167      to update for bash and tcsh (#17588)
1168
1169    - Add error messages to package installers when the wrong OS package
1170      is being installed (#13141)
1171
1172Release 1.7.0 (2008-12-13 by blb):
1173    - Global variant descriptions using variant_descriptions.conf in the new
1174      resources directory in the ports tree (#14482, raimue)
1175
1176    - Move port resources into the ports tree (#14553, raimue and blb)
1177
1178    - Improve error message when "upgrade outdated" is used (#12288)
1179
1180    - Properly handle ports whose version evaluates to 0 (#16740, ryandesign)
1181
1182    - PortIndex is now regenerated atomically (#16234, blb & ryandesign)
1183
1184    - Improve upon 'port lint' usage by not being too overbearing unless
1185      --nitpick is used (#14799)
1186
1187    - Fix reinplace when the filename contains spaces (#17098, ryandesign)
1188
1189    - Fix python port group issues (#15226)
1190
1191    - Make sure global variants (from variants.conf) are applied to all
1192      phases (#11897)
1193
1194    - Allow configuring --without-objc-runtime --without-objc-foundation,
1195      for building on platforms without Foundation like +puredarwin (r41015)
1196
1197    - Changes in loading of configuration files. Currently the global
1198      configuration file is loaded first, then user defined one (if present),
1199      PORTSRC environment variable is loaded last. Last defined value is used
1200      for each configuration option. (#16329, contributed by Adam Byrtek)
1201
1202    - Ruby port group now accepts a new (optional) last parameter for the
1203      ruby.setup command, "implementation". It is "ruby" by default, and
1204      can be set to "ruby19". It names the ruby-implementing port, and can
1205      possibly support still other rubys in the future. (#15912, febeling
1206      in r38683)
1207
1208    - Don't use build.nice for complex build.cmd commands (#16091)
1209
1210    - The buildmakejobs setting now also affects ports using the scons build
1211      system, so now scons-based ports can be built in parallel too. Previously
1212      only automake-based ports were supported. (ryandesign in r38556)
1213
1214    - User-supplied port names are now treated in a fully case-insensitive
1215      manner. This fixes a bug where giving the name with incorrect case when
1216      deactivating/uninstalling would cause all the port's files to be left
1217      behind. (#11759, jmr/raimue in r37349, r37621)
1218
1219    - The non-verbose output for the build phase no longer shows what target
1220      was used. This makes the build phase consistent with the other phases
1221      which also do not show details. If details are desired, the debug or
1222      verbose switches should be used. (#15881, raimue/ryandesign in r38315)
1223
1224    - Make missing sed extended regexp (for reinplace -E) into a runtime error.
1225      (#15577, afb in r37501)
1226
1227    - More helpful strings for 'port help' (needs more work #15467, raimue)
1228
1229    - Command line options are checked if the command accepts it before
1230      running (raimue)
1231
1232    - We now have a mirror of (almost) all distfiles at distfiles.macports.org,
1233      and it is automatically appended to master_sites and patch_sites (#15456,
1234      jmr in r37217, r37255)
1235
1236    - port search looks now in name, description and long_description for the
1237      search pattern and prints the list sorted (#15434, raimue in r37119,
1238      r37121)
1239
1240    - Stopped 'port -R upgrade' from processing more ports than it should, and
1241      from processing ports multiple times. (#10827, jmr in r37046)
1242
1243    - Don't include build.nice and build.jobs in destroot.cmd (#15295)
1244
1245    - The default universal variant is no longer added when we know it won't
1246      work. (#12170, jmr in r36764)
1247
1248    - During upgrade, if the latest installed version of a port is not active,
1249      the currently active version (if any) is now deactivated before trying
1250      to activate the latest version. (#12013, jmr in r36762)
1251
1252    - A port with dependents can now be removed without forcing iff it is
1253      inactive and there is at least one other version of the same port
1254      installed (#11501, jmr in r36747)
1255
1256    - Duplicate entries can no longer build up in the dependency map (#8763,
1257      jmr in r36745)
1258
1259    - In image mode, dependencies are no longer treated as being satisfied
1260      when the satisfying port is not active (#7361, jmr in r36735)
1261
1262    - Fixed a bug where upgrade could create too many nested subdirectories
1263      in distpath, archive.destpath and unarchive.srcpath (#11971, jmr in
1264      r36679, r36687, r36688)
1265
1266    - Declaring a dependency on a nonexistent port now always causes an error
1267      (#10768, jmr in r36648)
1268
1269    - Explicitly use unsetenv(3) on all environment variables (#13930, #16010,
1270      #16233)
1271
1272    - Make the included tclthread compile on Leopard if configured (#13495)
1273
1274    - Allow distfiles to be disk images with "use_dmg yes" port option (#13509,
1275      ryandesign in r36708)
1276
1277    - ruby.setup now takes a type 'fetch' to just fetch/extract (eridius in r35773)
1278
1279    - Fetch now prefers mirrors with lower ping times (#14891, jmr in r35748,
1280      r35806, r35808)
1281
1282    - Fetching of daily snapshot tarballs of the ports tree as an alternative to rsync
1283      (raimue in r35647, r35648)
1284
1285    - port uninstall now takes --follow-dependents to uninstall all dependents
1286      (#14637, eridius/raimue in r34977, r35042, r36160)
1287
1288    - New fetch.type git (#14232, eridius in r34875)
1289
1290    - fixed "port mdmg" getting block size wrong for the disk image (#13968, afb in r34844)
1291
1292    - always set MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET, to avoid bugs with older glibtool (afb in r34541)
1293
1294    - port lint now checks all dependencies so that the ports actually exist (#14380)
1295
1296    - added target_state to avoid the need for privileges for lint/livecheck (#13458)
1297
1298    - Overhauled output for port info/deps/dependents/search (raimue in
1299      r34354, r34371, r34391, r34395, r34402, r34420)
1300
1301    - Revert the default +universal MDT/SDK to 10.4/10.4u on Tiger and 10.5/10.5 on Leopard
1302
1303    - port lint shouldn't require variable master_sites for fetch.type != standard (#14377)
1304
1305    - Add "tcldoc" documentation comments and "tcldox" Doxyfile for doxygen (#12048)
1306
1307    - Add --pretend and --nosync flags to selfupdate (raimue in r33938, r33939,
1308      r33940, r33941)
1309
1310    - Work around autoconf X11 detection bugs on darwin (afb in r33717)
1311
1312    - Fix bugs with X11 lib detection on Leopard (#14089, afb in r33716)
1313
1314    - Add configure.{optflags,m32,m64,march,mtune} (afb in r33503, r33599)
1315
1316    - Add applications_dir and frameworks_dir configuration (r33499, r33722)
1317
1318    - Remove some hardcoded paths (such as /usr/X11R6, /usr/bin/install) (afb in r33501, r33619, r33620)
1319
1320    - Add configure.{universal_target,universal_sysroot,universal_archs} (afb in r33478).
1321
1322    - Change default +universal platform back to: 10.4/10.4u.sdk/i386 ppc (r33087, r33107).
1323
1324    - Add `port platform` info action that outputs current platform (#12302, afb in r32724).
1325
1326    - Enable 64 bit environment, ppc64 x86_64, for all +universal builds (mww in r32194).
1327
1328    - Add 'merge' function for merging multiple (single arch) destroots into one (universal)
1329      destroot (mww in r31954).
1330
1331    - If checksum is mismatched, and in verbose mode, present a corrected pre-fabricated checksum statement
1332      to make it easy to update a port (jberry in r32441).
1333
1334    - Fixed the "Error: Unable to open port: invalid command name "ui_prefix"" runtime error on Panther
1335      (eridius in r32525).
1336
1337    - Fixed the "Error: Unable to open port: invalid command name "ui_channels"" runtime error on Panther
1338      (eridius in r32514).
1339
1340    - "port lint" now recognizes non-canonical modelines (afb in r32480).
1341
1342    - "configure.pipe" is now hackable from Portfiles (afb in r32430).
1343
1344    - MacPorts no longer installs the "base/config/mp_version" file, as the release version is now stored
1345      internally in $macports::autoconf::macports_version (jmpp in r32353).
1346
1347    - Bail out with a suitable message if the requested port is not installed when polling its dependents
1348      (jmpp in r32336).
1349
1350    - Fixed a Panther build failure due to missing sqlite headers (jmpp in r32212).
1351
1352    - Fixed a build failure by passing the base/src/cregistry/cregistry.a archive through ranlib (jmpp in r32105).
1353
1354
1355Release 1.6.0 (16-December-2007 by jmpp):
1356
1357    - Revamped the postflight script that is run by Installer.app with our pkg installer to gracefully
1358      handle the addition of PATH, MANPATH and DISPLAY environment variables separately, if needed.
1359      Read http://guide.macports.org/#installing.binary.postflight.details for more information
1360      (jmpp in many commits directly on the release_1_6 branch).
1361
1362    - Remove LD_PREBIND & LD_PREBIND_ALLOW_OVERLAP variables from MacPorts' environment to prevent
1363      prebinding of binaries, which can be harmful on Tiger and above (#13436, mww in r31786).
1364
1365    - Add 'gcc-4.2' option to the configure.compiler Portfile command (mww in r31891).
1366
1367    - Flush port(1) output channel after issuing prompt, when readline is not
1368      available, to ensure prompt is displayed at proper time. (jberry r31338).
1369
1370    - readline is now disabled by default, in order to avoid support issues.
1371      use --enable-readine parameter to configure to enable support for readine.
1372      (#10651, jberry in r31139, r31140).
1373
1374    - daemondo now monitors kevents for the death of the daemon process, which means that it
1375      now detects the death of processes (even those that aren't direct child processes)
1376      much more reliably. Plus other daemondo logging and doc cleanups.
1377      (jberry in r30313,r30332,r30333,r30334,r30335,r30364).
1378
1379    - dramatic speedup to file, dir, url, work actions (jberry in r31056)
1380
1381    - add option "extract.mkdir [no|yes]" for distfiles that would pollute ${workpath} with
1382      multiple files (mww in r31028)
1383
1384    - add optional configure.pipe output (afb in r29604 & r30824)
1385
1386    - add "startupitem_type none" macports.conf configuration option (#12743, afb in r30823)
1387
1388    - add configure.[awk|bison|pkg_config|pkg_config_path] (r30761)
1389
1390    - Auto-mode for number of parallel build threads (if number of jobs is set to "0") (r30739)
1391
1392    - Add option use_parallel_build [yes|no] to declare if a port can be built in parallel (r30714).
1393
1394    - New SourceForge.jp mirrors list (r30484).
1395
1396    - Display warnings when using old versions of Mac OS X and Xcode Tools
1397      (#12794, afb in r30338 & r30477)
1398
1399    - Remove configure.macosx_deployment_target, add global macosx_deployment_target
1400      (eridius in r30396).
1401
1402    - add support for LZMA compression, for making .tlz archives (afb in r30307)
1403
1404    - add configure.[perl|python|ruby] for interpreters, .install for avoiding breakage
1405      due to coreutils, .libs
1406
1407    - added startupitem.netchange boolean flag (#12931, N_Ox in r30086).
1408
1409    - added generic GNU livecheck (N_Ox in r29812).
1410
1411    - fixed bug where all .mpkg packages were missing their welcome page (afb in r29517)
1412
1413    - better defaults for implicit ui_channels behaviour (eridius in r29498).
1414
1415    - prevent creating PKG packages with /etc or /var or /tmp (#2102, afb in r29445)
1416
1417    - add optional configure.ccache and configure.distcc filters (#5390, afb in r29438)
1418
1419    - Explicitly sort fs-traverse so it behaves predictably on Linux systems
1420      (#12622, eridius in r29412).
1421
1422    - add configure.objc/objcflags for Objective-C
1423
1424    - add optional build.nice (0) and build.jobs (1) modifiers (afb in r28634 & r28673)
1425
1426    - make tclobjc1.0 compile with GNUstep and NXConstantString class (afb in r28668)
1427
1428    - fix bsdmake/gnumake defaults for FreeBSD and Linux platforms (afb in r28660)
1429
1430    - port lint command, for Portfile verification (#463, afb in r28170)
1431
1432    - add configure.macosx_deployment_target for configure flags
1433
1434    - add configure.javac/classpath for Java
1435
1436    - add configure.fflags/fcflags/f90flags for Fortran flags
1437
1438    - Mark "python" group code as deprecated
1439
1440    - Add group code for Python 3.0
1441
1442    - Add more compiler suites for the 'configure.compiler' option
1443
1444    - `port variants` behaves like `port info` in that it parses the Portfile for up-to-date info.
1445      `port variants` also supports the --index flag (eridius in r27919).
1446
1447    - Fix upgrade to properly handle installed versions beginning with letters (eridius in r27900).
1448
1449    - Chris Pickel's GSoC2007 work: registry2.0 & cregistry (mainly r27518 & r27520)
1450
1451    - Eugene Pimenov's GSoC2007 work: Trace lib on unix sockets (r26682).
1452
1453    - Elias Pipping's GSoC2007 work: merge.rb on his personal /users/pipping svn dir.
1454
1455
1456Release 1.5.2 (15-August-2007 at branches/release_1_5's r27896, by jmpp):
1457
1458    - Fix mtree checks which inaccurately complained about files in /Applications, /Library & /Developer;
1459      mtree checks now also warn the user if a port indicates an intended violation and errors are
1460      temporarily non-fatal (mww & eridius in r27709, r27710, r27719, r27720 & r27773).
1461
1462
1463Release 1.5.1 (11-August-2007 at branches/release_1_5/base's r27646, by jmpp):
1464
1465    - Remove sed rules taking care of dp based comments in the macports.conf file from the upgrade target in base/Makefile.in,
1466      they were causing problems for people with /opt/dports or similar prefixes (jmpp in r27618).
1467
1468    - Facelift to the PortIndex2MySQL.tcl script to make it selfcontained and work with the new macports1.0 api to
1469      generate SQL statements with information extracted from Portfiles (jmpp in r27415).
1470
1471    - Always print the livecheck regex in debug mode, not only when it fails (ryandesign in r27379).
1472
1473    - Detect some mtree violations within ${prefix}. Test can be overriden by "destroot.violate_mtree yes" in a Portfile
1474      (mww in r27199).
1475
1476    - Fix version comparison in MacPorts initialization to properly detect Tcl versions 8.4.7 and later (sfiera in r27127).
1477
1478    - Fix double de-escaping of livecheck.regex inadvertently introduced in r26041 (eridius in r27079).
1479
1480    - Added new Portfile options to the configure stage for selecting compiler(s) (mww in r27018, r27021, r27022 and r27053)
1481
1482    - New logic in the upgrade target to account for cases where the old and new versions consist of different
1483      numbers of segments (sfiera in r26921).
1484
1485    - Remove dead OpenDarwin mirrors from our mirrors list (jmpp in r26903)
1486
1487    - New tests for violations of common directory structure (and option to override them for special cases)
1488
1489    - Added new variable ${os.major} that contains the Darwin major version (eridius r26693, ticket #12224).
1490
1491
1492Release 1.5.0 (09-July-2007 tagged at r26818 by jmpp):
1493
1494    - Many documentation updates and improvements, mostly thanks to Maun Suang and Brian
1495      Campbell who both started work on both improving our man pages and reviving the
1496      long forgotten MacPorts official guide, now nightly regen'd on an automated basis
1497      and hosted at a temporary location, http://geeklair.net/macports_guide/, all
1498      thanks to Daniel J. Luke (dluke).
1499
1500    - Improve built-in "daemondo" program logging (jberry r26537 & r26569).
1501
1502    - rpm target now knows how to also build universal packages if requested (afb r26470).
1503
1504    - The "rpmpackage" target was renamed to "rpm", and a new target "srpm" added
1505      that allows packaging a Portfile (and files/distfiles) up as a source package.
1506      Upgraded RPM to version 4.4.9 and changed OpenDarwin/DarwinPorts to MacPorts.
1507      The default build location is now ${prefix}/src/macports instead of ${prefix}/src/apple
1508      (jmpp & afb in r26465, r26496, r26536, r26543).
1509
1510    - Fixed a potential crasher in the delete command (ticket #12149, eridius r26397).
1511
1512    - 'port delete --work' now removes $portbuiltpath instead of $workpath, effectively prunning
1513      empty dirs that up until now were left behind in the build directory (jmpp r26394).
1514
1515    - gnustep portgroup for gnustep-make-2.0 (yves r26266).
1516
1517    - Adding backwards compatibility glue for clients of the public (darwin|mac)ports1.0 API
1518      that use now deprecated procs naming (DarwinPorts namespace) (jmpp r26392).
1519
1520    - Merged the dp2mp-move branch into trunk to finally move away from all
1521      DarwinPorts related strings and conventions both internally and externally,
1522      implying big changes in MacPorts pathnames with respect to user visible stuff.
1523      Read http://trac.macports.org/projects/macports/wiki/MacPortsRenaming and
1524      http://trac.macports.org/projects/macports/log/branches/dp2mp-move/base for
1525      more full details and information (jmpp r26177).
1526
1527    - Fix livecheck to properly de-escape livecheck.url (eridius r26041).
1528
1529    - Add warning when it looks like PortIndex file is corrupt (eridius r26040).
1530
1531    - Make portindex use stderr for errors (eridius r26038, ticket #11585).
1532
1533    - Fix port variants calculation to properly account for negated variants and
1534      to detect problems between required and negated variants
1535      (ticket #11920, eridius r26036, patch by gwhitney).
1536
1537    - Add global methods lpush, lpop, lshift, and lunshift. Works similar to
1538      lappend (in fact lpush is just lappend) and do what they sound like.
1539      Also add ldindex. Works like lindex, but deletes the element from the list.
1540      Documented in portfile.7 (eridius r26034).
1541
1542    - Add global methods try and throw. Implemented based on the specification
1543      in TIP #89. Documented in portfile.7 (eridius r25979).
1544
1545    - Handle encodings properly now. All Portfiles and .conf files are assumed
1546      to be utf-8, and reading them or calling portindex(1) should now work
1547      the same on all locales (ticket #11978, eridius r25975).
1548
1549    - Add support for decoding of obscured maintainer addresses.
1550      We support two types of obscured addresses in Portfile maintainers field:
1551         (1) username ==> implies username@macports.org
1552         (2) subdomain.tld:username ==> implies username@subdomain.tld
1553      These are unobscured by port info, and by port submit during the submission process,
1554      but are left obscured in the Portfile to avoid accidental disclosure.
1555      (jberry r25795).
1556
1557    - Update port.1 to reflect what "port dependents" really does (markd r25787, ticket #11898).
1558
1559    - Distinguish a pseudo portname that evaluates to nothing from no arguments at all,
1560      improving behavior of 'installed', 'active', 'list', and 'search' pseudo portnames.
1561      (jberry in r25789, ticket #10674).
1562
1563    - Bugfix startup item generation so that launchd.plists are disabled
1564      by default, as we claim they are in our documentation. (jberry r25785).
1565
1566    - Update adduser/addgroup to use dscl instead of niutil. Also add support
1567      for realname key in addgroup (ticket #11012, eridius r25586).
1568
1569    - Make a correction to port(1)'s determination of whether or not a port has
1570      been updated by making it compare ${version} and then ${revision} rather
1571      than a single comparison of the compound ${version}_${revision}; the
1572      latter reports 2.01_2 to be newer than 2.01.01a25_0 because, at the fifth
1573      character, `_' comes after `.' in ASCII lexicographic order.
1574      (boeyms in r25310)
1575
1576Release 1.4.42 (17-May-2007 tagged at r25296 by jberry):
1577
1578    - Fix reinplace, broken in 1.4.41 (eridius r25285).
1579
1580Release 1.4.41 (16-May-2007 tagged at r25266 by jberry):
1581
1582    - `port info` now supports new --index flag for using old behaviour (eridius r25256).
1583
1584    - `port info` now opens the Portfile and displays up-to-date information.
1585      This allows information about variants to be displayed (e.g. dependencies).
1586      Also allow `port info` to default to current directory if no name is provided
1587      (eridius r25255).
1588
1589    - Add -E flag to reinplace, does the same thing as in sed (eridius r25251).
1590
1591    - Add support for [nosync] flag in sources.conf to prevent a source from syncing
1592      during a `port sync` or `port selfupdate` (eridius r25236).
1593      Example: file:///Users/landonf/misc/MacPorts/dports [nosync]
1594
1595    - Updating a file: source via svn update during port sync now uses the uid/gid
1596      of the owner of the working copy (eridius r25142).
1597
1598    - Make port(1) convert description and long_description from lists to
1599      strings before printing to stdout; this enables the proper printing of
1600      semi-colons, brackets and other characters by way of Tcl escape sequences.
1601      The exceptions to this are the sequences for newline and carriage return
1602      (these break the flatfile PortIndex format by introducing line breaks).
1603      (boeyms r25110)
1604
1605    - Evaluate variants at dportopen instead of dportexec. This ensures that
1606      the portfile represents the proper information if queried before targets
1607      are executed. It also prevents variants from being executed twice if multiple
1608      targets are executed separately on the portfile (ticket #11296, eridius r25033).
1609
1610    - Fix copy and move commands (eridius r25024).
1611
1612    - Passing multiple arguments to $option-delete now works as expected
1613      (ticket #11929, eridius r25006).
1614
1615    - fs-traverse no longer follows symlinks specified on the root. This fixes
1616      the incorrect behaviour of delete seen in #11862 (eridius r25003).
1617
1618    - Remove bundled xar. (jberry r24913).
1619
1620    - Tighten checking of port name in depspecs. neither + nor / is allowed.
1621      (jberry r24929, r24934, r24940).
1622
1623    - Restore ability for portindex lines to contain carriage returns, allowing
1624      fields such as descriptions to contain line breaks. Note that any portindex
1625      containing such entries will not be readable by a recent version of macports.
1626      (jberry r25146)
1627
1628    - Add support for descriptions on variants:
1629         * The syntax follows the syntax for variant depends, etc.
1630         * Descriptions for variants are entirely optional
1631         * The change to the portindex format to allow variant descriptions
1632           should be backwards compatible. Variant descriptions are stored,
1633           keyed by the variant name, in a new portinfo array named "variant_desc".
1634
1635        Example:
1636
1637            variant myvariant description "This variant does this and that" {
1638                configure.args-append   --do-this --do-that
1639            }
1640
1641        (jberry r25147)
1642
1643    - Only look for, or create, ~/.macports user directory if the HOME environment
1644      variable is defined. (jberry r25177)
1645
1646
1647Release 1.4.40 (7-May-2007, tagged at r24909 by jberry):
1648
1649    - Note the bump in version naming. To leave ourselves lots of room in our versioning
1650      scheme, we've jumped from 1.4.3 to 1.4.40. The floating point represenation as
1651      reported by port version (1.440) will still be the same; we're just interpreting
1652      it differently.
1653
1654    - variable tracing now works in a much better way and handles unsets properly.
1655      Similarly, ${option}-delete now works better. Depends validation no longer
1656      attempts to validate when the variable is unset. Additionally, the validation
1657      now actually validates each depspec instead of simply finding a single spec
1658      within the list that works (ticket #11868, eridius r24678).
1659
1660    - macports infrastructure now easier to use from scripts.
1661      ui_prefix and ui_channels have default implementations, and
1662      all arguments to dportinit are now optional (ticket #11837, eridius r24460).
1663
1664    - ln now accepts combined flags (ex. ln -sf foo bar) (eridius r24452)
1665
1666    - default_variants now handles multiple values correctly (ticket #11828, eridius r24450).
1667
1668    - ln uses new symlink command so it can create symlinks that point to
1669      files that don't actually exist (eridius r24444).
1670
1671    - New bare-bones Pextlib command `symlink source target` (ticket #11840, eridius r24444).
1672
1673    - delete reimplemented using fs-traverse (eridius r24435).
1674
1675    - fs-traverse now uses the fts(3) family of functions instead of readdir/opendir.
1676      This fixes a couple behavioral oddities, and makes deleting during traversal work on 10.3
1677      (ticket #11839, eridius r24423).
1678
1679    - fs-traverse now takes a list of targets rather than a variable number of arguments
1680      (ticket #11836, eridius r24410).
1681
1682    - Fixed a potential crasher in fs-traverse when showing error message
1683      (ticket #11827, eridius r24396, thanks sfiera).
1684
1685    - Fixed a bug where livecheck failed on ports that do not define a homepage
1686      (ticket #11818, pguyot r24319).
1687
1688    - Added the downloads section of our repo to the macports mirrors list (jmpp r24278).
1689
1690    - Fixed a bug with the archive mode introduced with r23238 change (1.4.1)
1691      (pguyot r24273).
1692
1693    - Trace mode now take dependencies into account when executing the activate
1694      phase. This fixes an unwanted warning when activating ports that depend
1695      on teTeX (pguyot r24199).
1696
1697    - Support for mpwa submit through "port submit".
1698      This work is in progress. (jberry)
1699       - Expose autoconf XAR variable as portutil::autoconf::xar_path. (r24194).
1700       - Start to build portpkg.xar and meta data, hijacking Kevin's
1701         portsubmit.tcl. (r24195-24196).
1702
1703    - Revise error messages in port image activation to use syntax that
1704      matches port(1). (jberry r24543, r24548).
1705
1706    - Create new interp variable prefix_frozen, which is available to port phases
1707      even when the Portfile redefines prefix. (jberry r24848-r24849)
1708
1709    - Search for prefix-relative commands in prefix_frozen rather than prefix.
1710      Affects port submit (xar) and port fetch (svn). (jberry r24849)
1711
1712    - Always create a ~/.macports user directory if it doesn't yet exist. (jberry r24831)
1713
1714    - Move port(1) readline history file to ~/.macports/history (jberry r24832, r24843)
1715
1716Release 1.4.3 (17-Apr-2007):
1717
1718    - Fix bug in launchd support, introduced in 1.4.2. Remove remnants of
1719      launchd enable flag which caused reversion to systemstarter in 1.4.2.
1720      (jberry r24151).
1721
1722    - add functions 'backup' and 'lipo' along with some description
1723      to be used for lipo-based universal variants, tested with openssl.
1724      These functions should be considered test only for the time being,
1725      and should not yet be adopted widely by port authors.
1726      (pipping r24148).
1727
1728Release 1.4.2 (16-Apr-2007):
1729
1730    - New logic for variants overload that basically yields to listing only
1731      variant +universal on ports that redefine it (pguyot in 24100).
1732
1733    - Implement brand new fs-traverse command in Pextlib.
1734      See portfile.7 for documentation (eridius in r24079, r24080, and r24112).
1735
1736    - Add per-user preferences in ~/.macports/user.conf. This will be used
1737      for submitter information.
1738      Simplify selection of ports.conf file:
1739        - ~/.portsrc is no longer supported.
1740        - Search order for ports.conf is now:
1741            - PORTSRC
1742            - ~/.macports/ports.conf
1743            - ${prefix}/etc/ports.conf
1744          Only the first file found will be parsed and used.
1745       (jberry r24071, r24113, r24114)
1746
1747    - Improvements on livecheck: fixed a report bug, improved ruby group
1748      default behavior (pguyot in r24026 and r24018)
1749
1750    - Remove xar from the build. xar doesn't build on panther due to
1751      a libxml2 lib too old for xar requirements. We'll find another
1752      way to deal with xar, perhaps by requiring users to install the
1753      xar port when they need its services. (jberry r24107:r24108)
1754
1755    - Remove configure switch for building launchd support. (jberry r24107:r24108)
1756
1757    - Remove compatibility upgrade for conf files from
1758      darwinports 1.1 to 1.2. (jberry r24106).
1759
1760Release 1.4.1 (14-Apr-2007):
1761
1762    - Add responsive, reasonably fast http mirrors to openbsd group
1763      (pipping in r23343).
1764
1765    - Resolved ticket #11637: livecheck incorrectly assumed that
1766      master_sites was set. (pguyot in r23329).
1767
1768    - Add xar 1.4 into the build of MacPorts base. xar is now installed
1769      into /opt/local/, which will conflict with anybody who has the xar
1770      port installed. (jberry in r23687).
1771
1772    - Add -I${prefix}/include -L${prefix}/lib to the default configure
1773      flags (pguyot in r23246 and r23291).
1774
1775    - New options for configure flags (C|CPP|CXX|LD)FLAGS and logic to
1776      handle that and backward compatibility (pguyot in r23098, r23125,
1777      r23238, r23248 and r23249).
1778
1779    - "port sync" now updates svn repos too (eridius in r22784).
1780
1781    - Default +universal variant for configure-based ports (pguyot in
1782      r22313).
1783
1784    - Fixed use of master_site in livecheck, added support for
1785      code.google.com checks, made the up to date message info (instead of
1786      debug) and improved debugging output with livecheck (eridius in
1787      r23888, r23889, r23890, r23894; pguyot in 23660)
1788
1789    - Fixed a bug where running port test would not install dependencies
1790      when required. (pguyot in r23700)
1791
1792    - New ruby portgroup option to specify the name of the module for
1793      gem-based ports. (pguyot in 23659)
1794
1795    - New fetch option to ignore the SSL certificate when fetching from
1796      a secure site (default is to not ignore it). (pguyot in r23242)
1797
1798    - Bugfix #11720. Fixes for variants.conf functionality. (jberry in
1799      r23967)
1800
1801
1802Release 1.4 (26-March-2007):
1803
1804    - New gnupg mirrors list and general cleanups to varios other lists (pipping in r22979 through r22982,
1805      r22999, r23000 & r23037).
1806
1807    - Python 2.4 & Python 2.5 group code now offer a "python.include" variable (mww in r22914 & r22953).
1808
1809    - Resolved ticket #7563: The Pextlib curl command now sends a user agent, set to
1810      "MacPorts libcurl/[libcurl version]" (eridius in r22771).
1811
1812    - Resolved ticket #11417: No longer touch the dep map file when opening it for reading (eridius in r22769).
1813
1814    - Archivemode now supports both tbz2 & tbz binary archives naming variations (jmpp in r22584).
1815
1816    - Add new alias 'registry_active' for registry::active so portfiles can check if another port is
1817      installed and activated (eridius in r22304).
1818
1819    - Built-in 'find' command now always expects an expression as its first argument (jkh in r22048).
1820
1821    - with_docs variant of GNUStep PortGroup ports now installs the latex2html port by default (yves in r22014).
1822
1823    - Add new 'touch' & 'ln' portfile writing commands, their usage being similar to their BSD equivalents,
1824      along with 'move' and 'copy' shorthands for TCL's "file rename/copy" calls (eridius in r22007).
1825
1826    - Fix a dangerous bug in parsing filenames with spaces in the 'delete' command, while reworking it
1827      to no longer be a plain 'system "rm -rf <path>"' call (eridius in r22007).
1828
1829    - Checksum phase no longer deletes distfiles upon checksums mistmatch, eliminating "file not found"
1830      errors when a second run is attempted, thus making the need for a "port clean --dist" call more
1831      explicit before continuing (eridius in r21967).
1832
1833    - Stating an empty key value in a Portfile now correctly clears it, as expected (eridius in r21950 & r21951).
1834
1835    - Documentation updates to the ports.conf.5 and portfile.7 man pages (markd, jmpp and others I may
1836      be forgetting, sorry 'bout that, in r21998, referencing tickets #4905, #6880 & #10840).
1837
1838    - /Applications/DarwinPorts --> /Applications/MacPorts migration in base for aqua ports
1839      (rhwood in r21852 and r21853, but other commits to this effect were also applied to trunk/dports)
1840
1841    - New SourceForge mirrors redirector and a few fallback geographically distributed hardcoded ones
1842      to prevent disaster from happening, as suggested by Ross Turk (jkh in r21143 & jmpp in r21768).
1843
1844    - GNUStep PortGroup improvements and full documentation in portgroup.7 (yves in r21764).
1845
1846    - Xcode GroupCode improvements to ensure builds always take place inside the work dir (eridius in r21762).
1847
1848    - New 'macports' mirrors list, with entries pointing to svn's /distfiles/<user> &
1849      /distfiles/general directories in our repo (eridius & jmpp in r21621).
1850
1851    - Iterate in darwinports_fastload using glob instead of hardcoding the library names (eridius in r21585).
1852
1853    - New Python 2.5 GroupCode (mww in r21451).
1854
1855    - Set upgrade.target back to archive (from unarchive) (dluke in r21110).
1856
1857    - rubyforge_gem fetch method for the Ruby PortGroup & livecheck support
1858      (pguyot in r20544 & r20834, respectively).
1859
1860    - Resolved ticket #10843 (and probably #8229): initialize the portinfo array each time to improve
1861      'port deps' and 'port variats' output (jberry in r19992).
1862
1863    - Resolved ticket #10766: improve error when no current port is available (jberry in r19665).
1864
1865    - Resolved ticket #8723: better messages for port outdated (jberry in r19664).
1866
1867
1868Release 1.3.2 (9-Aug-2006):
1869
1870    - Fixed a bug that prevented operation of port ed with some editors.
1871      The env wasn't being properly restored for the editor. (jberry)
1872
1873    - Fixed a bug in the creation of the portf symlink. (jmpp)
1874
1875    - Fixed a bug where port upgrade -uf fails because of the dirty upgrade
1876      code. (pguyot)
1877
1878    - Port no longer warns when a shared distfile directory is emptied by a
1879      clean --dist or clean --all, it now prunes the directory instead. (pguyot)
1880
1881    - Gem method of ruby portgroup now destroots from the worksrcdir, thus
1882      avoiding an unnecessary warning with -t. (pguyot)
1883
1884    - Tell ld to look into /usr/local/lib when building port. This solves a
1885      problem occurring when a newer version of readline is installed in
1886      /usr/local. (pguyot)
1887
1888    - Added gnustep portgroup support. (Bugzilla #8139) (yves)
1889
1890    - Avoid sending Pragma: no cache when fetching files. (Bugzilla #8669)
1891      (josh_root, blb)
1892
1893    - Changed Makefile logic to reconfigure/regenerate files when templates
1894      are modified. (pguyot)
1895
1896    - Trace now forbids renaming files and directories as well as removing
1897      directories outside the sandbox. (pguyot)
1898
1899    - Allow additional inserted libraries by keeping DYLD_INSERT_LIBRARIES
1900      variable. (pguyot)
1901
1902    - Change some UI strings and documentation to read MacPorts, rather than
1903      DarwinPorts. The project is adopting the new name "MacPorts", and will
1904      be using the macports.org domain in the future.
1905
1906Release 1.3.1 (31-Jul-2006):
1907
1908    - Fixed a bug in livecheck sourceforge guess algorithm. (pguyot)
1909
1910    - Fixed an incompatibility of darwintrace.c with MacOS X 10.3. Darwintrace.c
1911      now also compiles on Linux. (pguyot)
1912
1913    - Fixed a bug introduced by a patch to the fetch code. Now, fetch target
1914      can really deal with patch files even if the main fetch method is CVS or
1915      SVN. (pguyot)
1916
1917    - Fixed a bug, introduced in 1.3, that prevented -f selfupdate from forcing
1918      a build of the fetched sources. (jberry)
1919
1920    - Fixed a bug, introduced in 1.3, that prevented -u uninstall from working.
1921      (jberry)
1922
1923    - Fixed a bug in xcode portgroup. One variable used by the group conflicted
1924      with global variables in port base code. (pguyot)
1925
1926    - Added a new test case for a cvs+remote patch file bug. (pguyot)
1927
1928    - Added ruby gems support for ruby group. (rcavanaugh & pguyot)
1929
1930    - Trace now forbids creation of directories outside the sandbox. (pguyot)
1931
1932    - Additions to man page for port(1): (jberry)
1933       * new port options -F, -i, -x, -p
1934       * mention interactive and batch modes
1935       * document extensions to info command.
1936
1937    - Archive mode is now disabled by default. (landonf)
1938
1939    - The upgrade target now properly detects and uses a matching binary
1940      archive if found, an uninstall && install combination needed up till
1941      now to pick it up. (jmpp)
1942
1943Release 1.3 (27-Jul-2006):
1944
1945    - Fixed a bug where only the first word of configuration settings (in
1946      ports.conf) was processed. This bug affected the use of extra_env.
1947      (Bugzilla #9948) (pguyot)
1948
1949    - Fixed a bug where environment variables governing proxy were not
1950      capitalized properly. (blb & jberry)
1951
1952    - Fixed a bug where port outdated and port ugprade didn't work in direct
1953      mode. (Bugzilla 7719, 7721) (dluke & jberry)
1954
1955    - Fixed several problems with iteration on ports. (jberry)
1956
1957    - Fixed a bug where curl LDFLAGS weren't properly propagated. (landonf)
1958
1959    - Fixed a bug where location update routine invoked when installing DP did
1960      not take the DESTDIR variable into account. (jmpp)
1961
1962    - Fixed a bug where patchfiles specifications could not have suffixes to
1963      indicate the master site. (pguyot)
1964
1965    - Fixed spelling in port(1) man page. (Bugzilla 8103) (pjenvey & jberry)
1966
1967    - Fixed a typo and another problem in messages generated by port command.
1968      (Bugzilla 6706 & 6712) (deric & jmpp)
1969
1970    - Fixed a typo in ports.conf. (matt & jmpp)
1971
1972    - Fixed several problems with launchd support (Bugzilla 8372 & 10041)
1973      (jberry)
1974
1975    - Fixed a bug preventing the use of libmd for checksums and added an
1976      informative compilation error if libcrypto and libmd cannot be found.
1977      (landonf)
1978
1979    - Fixed a bug where thread2.6 Tcl library wasn't installed where DP is
1980      installed. (jmpp)
1981
1982    - Fixed a bug in xcode PortGroup which prevented the use of a custom
1983      project path. (pguyot)
1984
1985    - Fixed a bug in xcode PortGroup which made destroot to fail when there
1986      were spaces in the install path. (pguyot)
1987
1988    - Fixed a bug in portfetch.tcl which failed to fetch patches when using
1989      CVS or SVN. (Bugzilla 5269) (yeled)
1990
1991    - Added new command 'delete' for use in Portfiles instead of
1992      'file delete' and 'system "rm.."' (mww)
1993
1994    - Added more information to porthier(7) about ${prefix}/var/db/dports.
1995      (olegb)
1996
1997    - Updated Gnome, KDE and SourceForge mirror lists. (Bugzilla 8045, 9152)
1998      (rwhood, blb, olegb & pguyot)
1999
2000    - Check earlier if there is no Portfile in a directory (especially when
2001      iterating). (jberry)
2002
2003    - Split livecheck into distcheck and livecheck. Added two regular expression
2004      modes (one line, full file), set the default to check against freshmeat
2005      and defined the default for perl5 group. (pguyot)
2006
2007    - Discover path to rsync at autoconf time. (jberry)
2008
2009    - Mark CVS, TAR, GNUTAR, and RSYNC as additional precious variables that can
2010      be overridden in configure environment at time of configure to customize
2011      the location of these tools. Note that these tools are not found in the dp
2012      prefix, as PATH is sanitized of references to prefix. But you could
2013      override the precious variables to acheive that if you really want to
2014      shoot yourself. (jberry)
2015
2016    - Set timeouts for curl transfers.  Some connections to sketchy mirror sites
2017      can hang forever otherwise. (jkh)
2018
2019    - Shortened the time to upgrade with archive mode on by using archive as the
2020      target. (Bugzilla #7891) (dluke & jberry)
2021
2022    - Added support for sqlite 3. (jberry)
2023
2024    - Major update of the trace (-t) option (pguyot):
2025      * backported changes from darwinbuild's version of darwintrace, including
2026        several bug fixes.
2027      * cleaned up the code.
2028      * writing/creating and also unlinking a file outside allowed bounds are
2029        now blocked instead of being simply reported (previous version only
2030        reported creations).
2031      * fixed a bug where -t failed with X11 ports because ${prefix} got
2032        overwritten.
2033
2034    - Added new native commands to handle privileges chores. (jberry)
2035
2036    - Add batch/interactive mode. In interactive mode, use readline when it's available.
2037      Command and portname completion is available in interactive mode, as is readline
2038      history. (jberry) 2005-11-07,08
2039
2040        * Add new option -F <filename> which specifies a command file to be
2041          read and processed. Multiple such options may be given to provide
2042          multiple command files. If filename is "-", then stdin is read.
2043
2044        * Option -i is equivilant to -F -, which forces processing of standard
2045          input following any commands given as arguments.
2046
2047        * If port is invoked as portf, an -F is assumed as an implicit first
2048          argument (so the real first argument is taken as a command file to
2049          be processed). This should allow the use of a shebang line such as:
2050            #!/usr/bin/env portf
2051
2052        * Commands starting with # are treated as comments.
2053
2054        * Install a symbolic link /opt/local/bin/portf --> /opt/local/bin/port.
2055
2056        * New command "cd" is useful to change to a new directory/port while in
2057          interactive/batch mode.
2058
2059        * Multiple commands on a single line may be separated by a ';'
2060
2061        * Global command options may now be specified following a particular
2062          command; they will apply only to that command rather than to all
2063          command invocations. This is important for batch/interactive mode.
2064
2065    - Add new option -p, which ignores errors while processing within a command.
2066      (this subsumes some of the work that -f was previously overloaded to do).
2067      (jberry).
2068
2069    - Add new option -x, which exits immediately on errors while in batch mode (
2070      otherwise we don't exit on errors in batch mode). (jberry)
2071
2072    - Refactoring of port(1) to cast actions into distinct action procs. Adds
2073      the new action_array which is used for action dispatch, and also to generate
2074      the list of possible commands for help and command completion. (jberry)
2075
2076    - Initial version of portmirror binary to build a mirror of distfiles.
2077      (pguyot)
2078
2079    - Improvements and fixes to the tests. (pguyot)
2080
2081    - Added a new option (checksum.skip=yes) to bypass the checksum phase. This
2082      option is mostly useful on the command line to test older distfiles.
2083      (jberry)
2084
2085    - Added dependencies for rpm on virtual packages representing releases of
2086      MacOS X. (mww)
2087
2088    - Add to port the ability to query for specific meta-data fields.
2089      For instance: port info --maintainer --name category:java
2090      When specific fields are given, the legacy generalized info is not presented, and vis-versa.
2091      By default, the fields for each port are listed one-per-line, with a field label
2092      in front of each. (The field label is omitted if the global -q option is given).
2093      If the --line option is given, the fields are presented on one line, tab separated,
2094      and with no field label: port info --name --maintainer --line tomcat5 apache2
2095      Field names are those from the PortIndex, plus some convenience versions of
2096      those: (such as allowing category instead of categories).
2097      Fields which are actually lists (such as depends_lib) are displayed comma-separated.
2098      (jberry) 2006-02-16
2099
2100Release 1.2.1 (10-Apr-2006):
2101
2102    - Changes to darwinports build infrastructure to allow for build of
2103      the darwinports infrastructure as a multiarchitecture binary.
2104      This allows darwinports to be built as fat, but does nothing to
2105      allow ports themselves to be built as fat. To build darwinports
2106      fat, configure as follows:
2107        ./configure CFLAGS='-arch ppc -arch i386' SHLIB_LDFLAGS='-arch ppc -arch i386'
2108                                        backported from HEAD (jberry)
2109
2110    - Add a hack in order attempt to detect when a sourceforge mirror
2111      is actually returning an error page. If this is detected, proceed
2112      to the next mirror.               backported from HEAD (jberry)
2113
2114Release 1.2 (14-Dec-2005):
2115
2116    - Syntax change to disambiguate uses of the port's version on the command
2117      line, when coupled with new changes to accept multiple ports.
2118      The port version must now always be prefixed with an @. Example:
2119        port uninstall vim @1.0
2120      This probably only affects uninstall and activate, both of which
2121      require a version if there are multiple versions installed.
2122
2123    - gzip-compress manpages that are in the share/man/cat? directories during
2124      destroot, too. (mww)
2125
2126    - Enhance port command such that targets that require a port to be
2127      specified will now all default to a port in current directory. (jberry)
2128
2129    - Enhance port command to allow multiple ports per invocation.
2130      Where previously one said "port install porta; port install portb",
2131      one can now say "port install porta portb". (jberry)
2132
2133    - Enhance port command to allow use of shell-like glob patterns for
2134      port selection. When a glob pattern is found, the group of ports
2135      matching the glob pattern is substituted. (jberry)
2136
2137    - Enhance port command to allow use of "pseudo" portnames to specify
2138      groups of ports.
2139      When one of these pseudo portnames is specified on the command line,
2140      the corresponding group of ports is substituted.
2141
2142      Currently defined pseudo portnames are:
2143        current, all, installed, uninstalled, active, inactive, outdated.
2144
2145      Additional pseudo portnames can be used to select ports based on a
2146      regex pattern match against certain criteria. Each port selector is
2147      a name, followed by a colon, followed by the desired regex pattern.
2148      The selectors are:
2149      variants:, variant:, description:, portdir:, homepage:, epoch:,
2150      platforms:, platform:, name:, long_description:, maintainers:, maintainer:,
2151      categories:, category:, version:, and revision: (jberry)
2152
2153    - Enhance port command to allow use of set expressions to combine
2154      ports or groups of ports.
2155      Supported operators are "and", "or", "not", "!", "(", ")". (jberry)
2156
2157    - Enhance port command to allow a port to be specified through a file:
2158      url instead of via portname. This function was previously available
2159      though the -D and -u options, which make less sense now that multiple
2160      ports can be specified to a target. (jberry)
2161
2162    - Under Tiger, startupitems are now by default generated for launchd
2163      rather than systemstarter. (jberry)
2164
2165    - Add new startupitem keys startupitem.executable, startupitem.logfile,
2166      startupitem.logevents, startupitem.pidfile, supported for both
2167      systemstarter and launchd. (jberry)
2168
2169    - New Test framework. Running make test from base/tests/ will test
2170      several features of port(1) including syntax of Portfiles. New tests
2171      can easily be added by simply creating new directories in base/tests/
2172      with a Portfile and a master file containing the output of port test
2173      in this directory. Some tests are actually more complex. These tests
2174      require the port binary to be installed in ${prefix}. (pguyot)
2175
2176    - svn fetching support, parallel to cvs fetching. Note that
2177      this is a bit skanky as svn is not installed on the platform by default.
2178      This code will error-out if svn is not installed. (jberry)
2179
2180    - Removal of old "fetch.args" parameter now that all Portfiles have been
2181      properly moved to leverage Paul's libcurl work (yeled)
2182
2183    - DP now sets its own env variables instead of filtering user declared
2184      ones considered harmful (blb)
2185
2186    - "Canonicalization" of expanded path:${prefix}/foo:bar dependencies
2187      when including them in the PortIndex for better abstraction (jberry/pguyot)
2188
2189    - Addition of the IndexRegen.sh script that takes care of the automated
2190      index thingie... (pguyot and jmpp)
2191
2192    - Miscellaneous cleanups:
2193        - DP base is assured to respect a temporary DESTDIR installation and
2194          other Makefile cleanups (toby, jmpp)
2195        - s/--with-tclpackagedir/--with-tclpackage/g in autoconf error
2196          reports (pguyot)
2197        - fixes for the buildall.sh script (jkh)
2198
2199    - Some other fixes for lurking bugs, untapped by the various developments
2200      that have taken place since 1.1 ("bunch of developers ;-);
2201
2202    - Snazzy new ChangeLog file
2203
2204    - Add new actions for port(1): help (get help about port),
2205      echo (the expanded arguments),
2206      cat (the contents of the Portfiles from the specified ports),
2207      edit (also alias "ed", the contents of the Portfiles, using EDITOR or VISUAL),
2208      dir (emit path to the port's directory),
2209      file (emit path to the port's Portfile)
2210      (jberry)
2211
2212    - On make install, upgrade ports.conf and sources.conf to change rsync.opendarwin.org
2213      to rsync.darwinports.org. This is now our preferred rsync hostname.
2214      Likewise, rename the rsync destination directories in ${prefix}/var/db/dports/sources
2215      in a similar fashion (jberry)
2216
2217
2218Release 1.1:
2219
2220    (information not here).
2221
2222Release 1.0:
2223
2224    (information not here).
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