macports-users Digest, Vol 113, Issue 16

Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at
Sun Jan 17 13:00:23 PST 2016

I already reported the failure of qt4-mac to build at <>. where ryandesign at <mailto:ryandesign at> corrected by diagnosis.

> On Jan 17, 2016, at 3:00 PM, macports-users-request at wrote:
>  Sun, 17 Jan 2016 18:26:16 +0100
> From: Rainer M?ller <raimue at <mailto:raimue at>>
> To: Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at <mailto:murrayeisenberg at>>,	MacPorts Users
> 	Mailing-list <macports-users at <mailto:macports-users at>>
> Subject: Re: how keep particular broken port from trying to reinstall?
> Message-ID: <569BCEB8.8020009 at <mailto:569BCEB8.8020009 at>>
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> On 2016-01-17 18:13, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>> 1. Each time I upgrade any ports, automatically MacPorts notices that
>> the port for qt4-mac is broken and attempts to build it again.
>> Is there any way to do upgrades of other points without the
>> time-consuming (always failing) attempt to rebuild qt4-mac?
> sudo port [upgrade|install] --no-rev-upgrade
>> 2. I?d try to uninstall qt4-mac and re-install the older version that, I
>> believe, was unbroken.  But there are a whole bunch of other ports that
>> depend on it. How may I get around uninstalling those dependent ports
>> and reinstalling them later?  (I believe I need to use a ?-f? parameter
>> but otherwise am uncertain how to do this.)
> You probably still have the older qt4-mac installed, so you can simply
> reactivate it:
> <>
> Why is the build of qt4-mac failing? Y

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