Thanks for  your advice.
I will  set  a feature request on trac.

rm...@orange.fr <mailto:rm...@orange.fr>

> On 5 May 2017, at 23:06, Mojca Miklavec <mo...@macports.org> wrote:
> On 5 May 2017 at 22:04, rmgls wrote:
>> hi all,
>> installing a port compute all dependancies, and print:
>> installing ... do you want to continue Y/N?
>> its ok! but what would be useful is to print the required space for all 
>> packages:
> Yes, it would be nice, but we don't always know how big they are as
> they are often compiled from source. In case of binary packages (or if
> the same kind of package was already compiled on the buildbot, only
> not distributed) we could do that, yes, but someone still needs to
> write the code to:
> - collect the data
> - show the data.
> You may open a feature request on Trac (just don't expect too much as
> we are currently somewhat understaffed; if you really want that
> feature, asking for advice to help you get it done would give you
> higher chances :).
> (I know we have a ticket for showing percentage of the build, but
> don't know where. This is somewhat related.)
> Mojca

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