[MacPorts] #28463: atk @1.33.6 fails to build
jmr at macports.org
Sat Feb 19 04:29:24 PST 2011
> Changes (by blb@…):
> Isn't 1.33.* the unstable branch, making 1.32.* the version we should be
> Comment(by suv-sf@…):
> Replying to [comment:14 singingwolfboy@…]:
> > Added the gobject-introspection dependency in r76235.[[BR]]
> > resolution set to fixed
> With regard to your recent changes - why did you upgrade two ports to
> their unstable versions (atk, gdk-pixbuf2)? Usually it is save to rely on
> MacPorts to install the stable release versions and use separate devel
> ports if one wants to test a development branch.
> Also, why are now three apparently random ports configured with '--enable-
> introspection=yes' whereas the rest of the gtk2-related dependencies are
> not? On the homepage for [http://live.gnome.org/GObjectIntrospection
> GObject Introspection] it explicitly says in the first sentence:
> > '''Note: GObject Introspection is still in development''' - the first
> stable release is scheduled for release with GTK+ 3.
> If you need introspection enabled for building the just released gtk3,
> could this be handled in variants, or separate ports, without affecting
> gtk2 appplications? AFAIU it will take quite a while before gtk3 can
> "replace" gtk2, and some applications maybe never upgrade to gtk3.
These are very good questions. David?
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