UPDATING entry for phonon ports

Max Brazhnikov makc at issp.ac.ru
Tue May 11 20:56:00 UTC 2010

On Tue, 11 May 2010 11:18:43 -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> Dima,
> In 1.921 you suggested the following:
>   portmaster -o multimedia/qt4-phonon multimedia/phonon
>   portmaster -o multimedia/qt4-phonon-gst multimedia/phonon-gstreamer
> But I'm confused. I have qt4-phonon-4.6.1_1 and qt4-phonon-gst-4.6.1_1
> installed currently, but those ports are marked IGNORE. Is your
> intention to tell users that they should be replacing the qt4 versions
> with multimedia/phonon and multimedia/phonon-gstreamer? If so, then the
> order of the arguments for the -o options for portmaster (and I'm almost
> certain for portupgrade as well) needs to be reversed.
> OTOH, the non-qt4 ports also have IGNORE lines in them. In any case, it
> would be nice if there were more information about this in the UPDATING
> entry. What's there right now makes no sense to me at all, although I'm
> sure it made sense to you when you wrote it. :)
> I am not using KDE, but I do have qt4 installed for other stuff. When I
> get done doing the updates you're suggesting, what phonon ports should I
> have installed?

if you don't use kde, then put WITH_QT_PHONON=yes to make.conf and ignore 
UPDATING notes for phonon ports.


More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list