[MacPorts] #51137: Cannot build gobject-introspection when python+ucs4 is installed

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Wed Apr 13 16:12:08 PDT 2016

#51137: Cannot build gobject-introspection when python+ucs4 is installed
  Reporter:  audvare@…              |      Owner:  juanrgar@…
      Type:  defect                 |     Status:  closed
  Priority:  Normal                 |  Milestone:
 Component:  ports                  |    Version:  2.3.4
Resolution:  worksforme             |   Keywords:
      Port:  gobject-introspection  |
Changes (by devans@…):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => worksforme


 Replying to [comment:5 audvare@…]:
 > It's when I run `port upgrade outdated` that this does not work and I
 get the output I gave, even after running `port install gobject-
 introspection +python_ucs4`.

 Will check this.  Upgrade should use the same variants as previously

 > For now I will undo ucs4, but a non-wide version of Python is pretty
 weird nowadays. Packages like
 [https://pypi.python.org/pypi/Unidecode#requirements Unidecode] become
 almost useless once you want characters outside the BMP. Is there any
 consideration to make ucs4 the default or not even allow it to be

 I'm not one of the python maintainers but it has been some time since I
 heard about these issues and it may be that it's time the current stance
 should be re-evalutated and modified if warranted.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/51137#comment:6>
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