[MacPorts] #28463: atk @1.33.6 fails to build

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Sat Feb 19 04:29:24 PST 2011

> Changes (by blb@…):
> Comment:
>  Isn't 1.33.* the unstable branch, making 1.32.* the version we should be
>  using?

> 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?

- Josh

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