[kde-freebsd] security/pinentry-qt4

Dwayne MacKinnon dmk at ncf.ca
Thu Nov 20 19:13:08 UTC 2014

Hi all,

The security/pinentry port has been upgraded to 0.90 and simultaneously the 
qt4 frontend has been disabled with an IGNORE line. 

The port won't compile with /usr/lib/libc++.so. Fair enough.

The thing is, pinentry has become much more important in recent iterations of 
KDE. For example, if you're using the gpg backend for kwallet (which is 
strongly recommended.)

Naturally, the qt4 pinentry blends in best with KDE. 

I've looked at the error messages from clang, and I'll admit... this is beyond 
my now-feeble coding skills. (I haven't coded regularly since 2006.) I'm 
wondering if some folks around here might take up the cause.

Now, I just reinstalled KDE due to upgrading to amd64 10.1-RELEASE. I got 
around this whole thing by adding USE_GCC=4.8+ to the pinentry-qt4 Makefile. 
gcc48 had been pulled in by KDE for some other port (not sure which one.) Not 
sure if this would be a viable option. I can understand why folks wouldn't 
want to make gcc48 a requirement, especially for such a small port.

Just some thoughts.


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