[KDE/Mac] Upgrade to 4.13.3 in Macports
nicos at macports.org
Wed Sep 17 04:26:48 UTC 2014
On 14/09/2014 22:28, Marko Käning wrote:
> ALTERNATIVELY we can host this indeed as kdelibs4-devel on MacPorts,
> because we’d have buildbot support for all four OSX versions built in
> in this a case.
> That should even work, if one would have this port on an SVN user directory, as I was
> told, but I haven’t tested it up to now.
> Well, I guess we should decide how to proceed:
> a) use the GIT-repo at kde.org  OR MacPorts’ an SVN user repository ?
These approaches would seem the best for me, as it would "officialise"
some of the patches for developers, while leaving the freedom of use for
each of them.
> b) introduce a new port kdelibs4-devel OR
This could be done, but I see several issues with this approach:
- The dependency tree would have to be modified for all kde ports (but
- The port would have to be updated periodically, with the risk of
having a pace not satisfying for the various people working on it
- Anyway, developers would still have to use their own version, as they
are coding on top of it.
- The whole process would have to be repeated for other ports if/when
other ports must also be patched (e.g. kde-runtime, kdepim, ...)
> use kdelibs4 with new variants ?
I am definitely against that one. Including developing patches in the
port would imply that the portfile would have to be updated
periodically, forcing all users to update for things they are anyway not
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