tk requirement?

Joshua Bronson <>
Sun Nov 22 22:49:13 CET 2009


On Nov 17, 12:52 pm, Joshua Bronson <> wrote:
> Thanks Paul, it sounds like MacPorts package can definitely have a no_tk
> variant, supported either with a patch deleting
> the $(top_srcdir)/lib/wx/configure file or by adding a --with option for it
> (MacPorts can assume autoconf is available).

I asked about this on erlang-bugs and it turns out there's already a
way to do
this:

On 2009/11/21 Björn Gustavsson <> wrote:
> There already is a mechanism to skip the building of certain applications,
> namely to create a file named SKIP in the application directory:
>
> touch lib/wx/SKIP lib/gs/SKIP

(from http://www.erlang.org/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi?2:mss:1606:200911:gpimfjjkfgneonnhogad)


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