x11-wm/xwmm [WAS: Possibly unbuildable ports reminder]

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Fri May 14 11:21:04 PDT 2004

Michael C. Shultz wrote:

> ===>   xwmm-0.7_1 depends on shared library: qt2.4 - not found
> ===>    Verifying install for qt2.4 in /usr/ports/x11-toolkits/qt23
> ===>  Vulnerability check disabled
>                       NOTICE
> You have QT3 files installed!  Installing this port
> will result in conflicts between QT3 and QT2!
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /speed/usr.ports/x11-toolkits/qt23.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /speed/usr.ports/x11-wm/xwmm.
> mike:/usr/ports/x11-wm/xwmm>
> My question is, should a PR be submitted requesting this port be
> dropped? I know I don't want QT2 on my system and assume most others
> feel the same way. If a PR is appropriate to request this port be
> dropped I'll be happy to submit it.

This would be a request to drop x11-toolkits/qt23 and dependent
ports, which you should discuss on kde@ first. Or, you could submit
a list of affected ports that are old and should be marked
deprecated. As you can see, the port builds fine on architectures
!= alpha.

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