Will using only dolphin be too much overhead?

Dorien Herremans dorien.herremans at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 15:33:27 UTC 2017

Thanks for the answer. I am really quite new to macports and I only wanted
to install dolphin (kde4-baseapps). Errrr... Not sure how to approach this.
Can I somehow specify I want to remove all macports? And install
kde4-baseapps +x11 or something?

On 9 February 2017 at 22:04, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:

> On Feb 9, 2017, at 06:59, Dorien Herremans wrote:
> > Thanks, I think it was indeed the space missing. However, the install is
> still complaining:
> >
> > >> sudo port install gtk2 +11
> > Error: Failed to archivefetch gtkmm: gtk2 must be installed with +quartz.
> >
> > So I tried:
> >
> > >> sudo port install gtk2 +x11 +quartz
> >
> > Error: gtk2: Variant quartz conflicts with x11
> >
> > Error: Unable to open port: Error evaluating variants
> gtk2 can't be installed with both +x11 and +quartz. You have to choose one
> or the other. And the decision about whether you want to use +x11 or
> +quartz, for those ports that offer this choice, really needs to be made
> for all your ports before you've installed any ports.
> It seems that you had already previously made the choice to go with
> +quartz, but have now run into a port that doesn't work with +quartz and
> requires +x11. Attempting to fix that problem by reinstalling individual
> ports with +x11 is likely to lead to a series of problems, as you are
> discovering. You can either uninstall all ports and reinstall with +x11, or
> you could add a second MacPorts installation so that you have one that uses
> +quartz and one that uses +x11. If you do this, it would be advantageous
> for /opt/local to be the one that uses +x11, since that's the default and
> is what we build binaries for. Then you could have a second installation
> elsewhere for +quartz which you would have to build from source.

Dorien Herremans, PhD
Marie-Curie Fellow

Queen Mary University of London
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
C4DM - Centre for Digital Music, London

Workshop on Deep Learning and Music <http://dorienherremans.com/dlm2017>,
May'17 Anchorage, Alaska.
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