[146550] trunk/dports/devel/libgit2/Portfile

Sean Farley sean at macports.org
Tue Mar 15 10:23:54 PDT 2016

David Evans <devans at macports.org> writes:

> On 3/14/16 4:38 PM, Sean Farley wrote:
>> Thanks for following through!
>> libgit2 makes so many breaking api changes that its subprojects (pygit2,
>> libgit2-glib, etc.) should really be part of the same repo so that they
>> all get updated and released at the same time.
> libgit2-glib is actually a subproject of and maintained as a component of gitg.  It only exists because libgit2 doesn't
> provide the introspection data required by gitg which is written in vala.

Personal rant: something, something same repo. (pygit2 might even be
worse in this regard)

>> I've already forked pygit2 to download and install the corresponding
>> libgit2 version so that it can be installed into a virtualenv. Quite the
>> hack, but seems to work for now.
> libgit2 and libgit2-glib updated to version 0.24.0 in r146698 after a quick response
> from the gitg developers.
> Sorry you had to do this.  Hopefully, we can coordinate better in the future.

No worries. I think this is a great example of having per branch builds
/ code review before things go into main.

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