Question regarding +debug variant of KDE ports and qt4-mac

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at
Tue Jul 1 06:57:22 PDT 2014

You only need a stub if you’re renaming/replacing a variant to chain the requirement: it doesn’t really matter if it’s going away unless there is an active_variant dependent, in which case simply fix that first and wait two weeks.

On Jul 1, 2014, at 2:48, Marko Käning <mk-macports at> wrote:

> The question is whether variants in general can be added temporally in order to get rid of
> them once we've got MacPort changed according to Michael's proposal wrt +debug?
> Is it actually allowed to remove a port variant just like that or does it require to leave
> some stub around in such a case? I hope we've got that documented somewhere in the wiki,
> Guide or man pages?

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