[KDE/Mac] Upgrade to 4.13.3 in Macports

Marko Käning mk-lists at email.de
Wed Sep 17 04:47:28 UTC 2014

Hi Nicolas,

On 17 Sep 2014, at 06:26 , Nicolas Pavillon <nicos at macports.org> wrote:
>>  a) use the GIT-repo at kde.org [1]      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.

yes, I guess it could be actually the best solution to keep it in BOTH places! This
would have the advantage of spreading all patches in both worlds: MacPorts and KDE.

I’ll test a setup and let you know how it goes.

>>  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 doable) ...

Yes, that’s very tedious and I also would want to avoid all that, instead rather prefer
keeping only a stable kdelibs4 port on MacPorts’ official tree.

>> 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 using.

Yep, agreed.

OK, will let you guys know what I get done. Don’t expect me rushing, though. :)


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