[KDE/Mac] A (non)success story of digiKam on OSX/MacPorts involving kde4-workspace and qtcurve

Marko Käning MK-MacPorts at techno.ms
Sat Mar 14 17:12:01 UTC 2015

Hi René,

On 14 Mar 2015, at 16:15 , René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2) Does it make sense to introduce a _metaport_, which depends on kdelibs4,
>>    qtcurve and kde4-workspace and which all other KDE ports should in turn
>>    depend on - instead of directly depending on kdelibs4?
> That would be the best option IMHO, and one might even argue that kde4-workspace could be such a meta-port.

well, true.

> Add kde4-baseapps, kde4-runtime and QtCurve as a replacement for the buggy Oxygen theme and you're close to what one might indeed call a KDE4 workspace on OS X.

I guess all that is a good idea, although it’s quite a load of dependencies then.

> Making all packages depend on this package might be a bit overkill, as this will be introducing dependencies on things like kdepimlibs and through that akonadi. 

Looks like for the sake of a sane environment one has to go this way…


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