gnutls (and all that kde stuff...) and 4.x's old gcc

Doug Barton dougb at
Sun Jan 7 22:12:37 UTC 2007

Juergen Lock wrote:
> (Not sure it still really matters given 4's eol date, but...)
>  Yesterday evening I tinderboxed lang/gambas for 4.11 (thinking that
> it was a compiler :) and it failed with C++ compiler errors in
> libgnutlsxx in security/gnutls.  I looked around in /usr/local/bin
> and /usr/X11R6/bin and it seemed nothing was using it, so I put
> 	USE_GCC=	3.4
> in the port's Makefile, which made it build.  Soo, should libgnutlsxx
> just be removed from the build on 4, or should gnutls and everything
> that depends on it (which seems to be all that kde stuff at least)
> be given USE_GCC for 4?  Or should gnutls simply be IGNOREd on 4
> since probably noone that still uses that wants to run kde anyway...

... or, the problem can be ignored at layer 9, since ports are no
longer required to support 4.x, and its EOL is only 24 blessed days away.



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