[127391] trunk/dports/kde

Marko Käning MK-MacPorts at techno.ms
Sun Oct 26 17:10:54 PDT 2014

Hi René and Ryan,

On 27 Oct 2014, at 01:04 , René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've started calling the variant +devel since that discussion. But AFAIC it doesn't need to be included in an official port …

ok, removing this variant might be a way to go…

>> there is a “debug” variant already available due to the kde portgroup...
>> Why did you need to introduce a “nostrip” variant? Is that because of CMAKE_STRIP:FILEPATH?
> The KDE +debug variant requires qt4-mac +debug, and that's a sort of frankenmonster I'd prefer to avoid. 

I see what you mean, of course. :)

> It's basically useless, most importantly because AFAIK it doesn't allow post-mortem debugging.
> My variant builds with RelWithDebInfo (as opposed to Release used by normal MacPorts builds) and takes an extra step to prevent that debug info from being stripped. I've never been very good with names, so called it +nostrip.

Hmm, ok.

This is a discussion we started a while ago on MacPorts-devel, but introducing a dedicated debug-kde variant
never took off...

Ryan, any suggestions?


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