Bug 247637 - Porter's Handbook: Document that BINARY_ALIAS does not work for TEST_DEPENDS
Summary: Porter's Handbook: Document that BINARY_ALIAS does not work for TEST_DEPENDS
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Documentation
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
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Assignee: freebsd-doc (Nobody)
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Keywords: needs-patch
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Reported: 2020-06-29 15:11 UTC by Mateusz Piotrowski
Modified: 2020-06-29 15:11 UTC (History)
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Description Mateusz Piotrowski freebsd_committer 2020-06-29 15:11:26 UTC
Let's say that I'd like to replace python with python3.8 in all the tests within a port. I cannot do it with BINARY_ALIAS, because it will fail as BINARY_ALIAS is processed way before test dependencies are extracted.