[kde-freebsd] KDE 4.12 and WITH_NEW_XORG=no

Max Brazhnikov makc at freebsd.org
Tue Jan 28 13:05:42 UTC 2014

On Tue, 28 Jan 2014 07:11:32 -0200 Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> As we're finally close to getting the 4.12.1 ports into a reasonable
> stable where everything builds, I'd like to start discussing merging
> area51 back into ports -- we've already skipped the whole 4.11 release
> cycle.
> As I see it, the biggest question is what to do with WITH_NEW_XORG=no:
> kde4-workspace will not build with the ancient version of Mesa that gets
> build when WITH_NEW_XORG is disabled. And FreeBSD's pkg building cluster
> does not enable this variable on its 8- and 9- builds, which mean we
> wouldn't get part of the KDE packages built for those releases at all.

I don't see a problem here, we simply mark kde4-workspace as IGNORE.
It's not a big package loss: only 25 ports depends on kde-workpace, half of 
them are plasmoinds, window decoration and style plugins. There is almost no 
software that can be used outside KDE desktop.


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