Adding dependencies using qt5 portgroup

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri Jan 5 10:27:39 UTC 2018

On Dec 19, 2017, at 06:51, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Dec 14, 2017, at 19:02, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> I understand that when I'm using the qt5 portgroup and I want to add a library dependency on a Qt component, I should use qt5.depends_component instead of depends_lib-append, and that when I want to add a build dependency I should use qt5.depends_build_component instead of depends_build-append.
>> I'm trying to make those changes in the QupZilla port, but I currently add a runtime dependency on qt5-sqlite-plugin. I don't see a way in the qt5 portgroup to add a runtime dependency on a Qt component. What should I do?
> Any guidance on this?

Was this use case not anticipated when designing the portgroup? Can it simply not handle this right now? Can it be added to the portgroup?

Marcus, you designed the portgroup, so I'm hoping you'll have some input.

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