speex vs speex-devel

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 14:17:47 UTC 2017

re: qt4-mac

I have 4.7.4_1+quartz running quite nicely thank you on TIger (haven't found anything that won't compile against it yet), and the current version running on 10.5 on up.

So you could say it builds on EVERY MacOS X / macOS system!


On 2017-03-31, at 7:00 AM, Michael Dickens wrote:

> Guessing it's legacy cruft. Seems like for deprecated projects, there
> should be just a "final release" port with patches added here and there
> for compatibility; "devel" is really in my opinion for actively
> in-development projects. That's what I do with qt4-mac, which amazingly
> still mostly builds on most MacOS X / macOS systems. My $0.02 worth ...
> - MLD
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2017, at 08:05 AM, Jan Stary wrote:
>> The speec port has no maintainer so I am asking here.
>> Why do we have both 'speex' and 'speex-devel'?
>> They consist of exactly the same files.
>> Similarly for speexDSP and speexDSP-devel.
>> Xiph.org itself has deprecated Speex in 2013.

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