Possible bug in comparing architectures?

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Wed Dec 6 01:20:38 UTC 2017

On 2017-12-6 08:20 , Davide Liessi wrote:
> 2017-12-05 22:06 GMT+01:00 Mojca Miklavec <mojca at macports.org>:
>> I would say that it's a total mission-impossible to get Qt5 working on
>> PPC anyway, but with some "cleanup" one could probably get an older
>> version of Qt5 working on 10.9 for example (I know that some older
>> version of Qt 5 worked on 10.7). It might be a can of worms to get it
>> working properly though.
> Indeed, and I'm not interested in making this work on PPC.
> It just seemed suspicious to me that the reason for not being able to
> install a port on 'powerpc' was that a dependency is built "only" for
> 'i386' and 'ppc' and not also 'powerpc', with 'powerpc' and 'ppc'
> being actually the same, as far as I know.

The error message construction is a bit confusing but the actual issue
is that the qt5 portgroup sets supported_archs to something that doesn't
contain ppc.

- Josh

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