qt4-mac dependencies - 2 RDBMS?

Marcus Calhoun-Lopez mcalhoun at macports.org
Mon Feb 16 09:43:10 PST 2009

Adam Mercer <ram <at> macports.org> writes:

> Hi
> I'm wanting to write a port for some QT based software and looking at
> the dependencies for qt4-mac I see that it depends on both mysql5 and
> postgresql83, in addition to sqlite:
> Does this really need to depend on two different RDBMS, isn't SQLite
> enough? Could variants be added that switch off MySQL and PostgreSQL
> support?

Qt4 used to behave as you suggest.
It was changed in r44200

Some of the variants were removed because they were needed by other packages
(r44200 lists them).

In addition, having all these variants made the port much harder to maintain.


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