Fwd: Any objections to removal of the carbon variant in py-wxpython-2.8?

Eric Gallager egall at gwmail.gwu.edu
Wed Jan 15 17:57:35 PST 2014

On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 6:13 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>

> On Jan 15, 2014, at 10:27, Eric Gallager wrote:
> > I am still on 10.6 and still use the `+carbon` variant for
> py-wxpython-2.8…
> Yes but would it be a problem for you to use the +gtk variant instead? If
> so please explain.
Oops, forgot to make sure that my previous response to this made it back to
the lists:

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Eric Gallager <egall at gwmail.gwu.edu>
Date: Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Subject: Re: Any objections to removal of the carbon variant in
To: Jeremy Lavergne <jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org>
Cc: Mojca Miklavec <mojca at macports.org>

No, just that I prefer it and currently use it... I could probably do
without it though.

On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Jeremy Lavergne <
jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org> wrote:

> Eric: do you mean you need +carbon?
> Mojca: Is it possible to simply restrict all these things to a 10.6-only
> block in the Portfile?
> On Jan 15, 2014, at 11:27, Eric Gallager <egall at gwmail.gwu.edu> wrote:
> > The kind of complications I'm talking about is that a port like
> > py-robotframework-ride would need to explicitly support three
> > different variants (wxwidgets30, wxwidgets28, wxgtk28), set
> > "supported_archs i386 ppc" with wxwidgets28, refuse to compile with
> > Xcode 4.4 and later, make sure that the right variant is active
> > (require_active_variants port:py${python.version}-wxpython-2.8 carbon
> gtk)
> > and be executed with 'arch -i386 <binary_name>'. Without all that the
> > building on the buildbot fails.
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