notmuch &… [was: kde4-runtime, samba3, and talloc]

Ludwig macports at
Sat Apr 25 02:34:53 PDT 2015

On Sat, 25 Apr 2015, René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> On Saturday April 25 2015 10:38:03 Marko Käning wrote:
> >Well, I believe that samba should rather move into a dedicated variant, as
> >it is perhaps not necessarily of general interest for all MacPorts/KDE
> >users…
> I'd argue the opposite. kde4-runtime is a "base" package, providing
> functionality used by other KDE4 apps. "notmuch" on the other hand provides a
> very specific and IMVHO rather obscure functionality. I think that someone
> who really wants to have both ports installed can decide for him/herself if
> it's worth building kde4-runtime from source with -nosamba (or -samba with
> +samba being a default variant) and suffering the potential loss of
> functionality in certain KDE4 apps. 
> R.

Isn’t talloc basically a component of Samba? Port info decribes it as

> talloc is a hierarchical, reference counted memory pool system with
> destructors. It is the core memory allocator used in Samba.

Which sounds to me like notmuch should be happy having all of samba3, even though
all it really needs is the talloc piece.


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