Qt4 as both framework and library

Frank Schima macsforever2000 at macports.org
Wed Sep 19 14:48:57 PDT 2012

On Sep 19, 2012, at 10:30 AM, Michael Dickens <michaelld at macports.org> wrote:

> On Sep 19, 2012, at 12:02 PM, Craig Treleaven <ctreleaven at cogeco.ca>
> wrote:
>> Appreciate all the effort you have and continue to put into making Qt as painless as possible!
> Thanks! And, that's the goal: as painless as possible.  qt4-mac is a BIG
> compile, so I try hard to avoid requiring a recompile any more often
> than necessary.  We've been disabling variants and moving them to "easy
> to install" ports, with the eventual goal to get qt4-mac down to just
> variants for +examples, +demos, +debug, and +universal.  That's still a
> ways off, but hopefully it'll happen -- doing this reduces the compile
> complexity of qt4-mac, while still allowing useful features via "easy to
> install" ports that depend on qt4-mac.

+1 thanks!

Ideally actually would be to move the +examples and +demos variants into sub-ports - qt4-mac-examples and qt4-mac-demos. 


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