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spectral Glossy Matrix IM client based on Qt technologies
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Port Added: 2019-03-08 17:19:26
Last Update: 2021-07-11 16:12:01
Commit Hash: 2ddcfc6
License: GPLv3
SVNWeb : git : Homepage
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  1. /usr/local/share/licenses/spectral-817_4/
  2. /usr/local/share/licenses/spectral-817_4/LICENSE
  3. /usr/local/share/licenses/spectral-817_4/GPLv3
  4. bin/spectral
  5. share/applications/
  6. share/icons/hicolor/128x128/apps/
  7. share/icons/hicolor/256x256/apps/
  8. share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/
  9. share/icons/hicolor/512x512/apps/
  10. share/metainfo/
  11. @owner
  12. @group
  13. @mode
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Dependency lines:
  • spectral>0:net-im/spectral
To install the port: cd /usr/ports/net-im/spectral/ && make install clean
To add the package, run one of these commands:
  • pkg install net-im/spectral
  • pkg install spectral
PKGNAME: spectral
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Build dependencies:
  1. cmake : devel/cmake
  2. ninja : devel/ninja
  3. pkgconf>=1.3.0_1 : devel/pkgconf
  4. xorgproto>=0 : x11/xorgproto
  5. qt5-buildtools>=5.15.2 : devel/qt5-buildtools
  6. qmldir : graphics/qt5-graphicaleffects
  7. : graphics/qt5-imageformats
  8. linguist : devel/qt5-linguist
  9. qt5-qmake>=5.15.2 : devel/qt5-qmake
  10. qmldir : x11-toolkits/qt5-quickcontrols
  11. : devel/qt5-testlib
Runtime dependencies:
  1. qmldir : graphics/qt5-graphicaleffects
  2. : graphics/qt5-imageformats
  3. qmldir : x11-toolkits/qt5-quickcontrols
Library dependencies:
  1. : security/qtkeychain
  2. : textproc/cmark
  3. : graphics/libglvnd
  4. : devel/qt5-core
  5. : devel/qt5-dbus
  6. : x11-toolkits/qt5-declarative
  7. : x11-toolkits/qt5-gui
  8. : multimedia/qt5-multimedia
  9. : net/qt5-network
  10. : x11-toolkits/qt5-quickcontrols2
  11. : graphics/qt5-svg
  12. : x11-toolkits/qt5-widgets
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Number of commits found: 18

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
11 Jul 2021 16:12:01
 files touched by this commit commit hash:2ddcfc60bfd8ce0fe99dc414ba52d079106aa33c  817_4
adridg search for other commits by this committer
net-im/spectral: fix build

Fix the build now that Qt testlib is no longer implicitly
pulled in by other packages.
22 Jun 2021 18:53:08
 files touched by this commit commit hash:da3162c7c9f01912ba1940e188b253f2b5c7ba77  817_3
kbowling search for other commits by this committer
graphics/mesa-libs: Bump reverse deps for libglvnd

Per discussion with bapt on helping pkg handle the changing of these
deps and avoiding impossible upgrade senarios.

PR:		246767
Reviewed by:	manu, bapt
Approved by:	x11
Differential Revision:
26 May 2021 19:11:28
 files touched by this commit commit hash:e9f537f1a2827275420f559d5c3042cb940fab19  817_2
arrowd search for other commits by this committer
net-im/spectral: Update WWW.
07 Apr 2021 08:09:01
 files touched by this commit commit hash:cf118ccf875508b9a1c570044c93cfcc82bd455c  817_2
mat search for other commits by this committer
One more small cleanup, forgotten yesterday.
Reported by:	lwhsu
06 Apr 2021 14:31:07
 files touched by this commit commit hash:305f148f482daf30dcf728039d03d019f88344eb  817_2
mat search for other commits by this committer
Remove # $FreeBSD$ from Makefiles.
28 Sep 2020 19:35:17
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:550440  817_2
adridg search for other commits by this committer
Fix net-im/spectral build

Recent update to qtkeychain removed the need for the workaround
for lousy qtkeychain CMake configuration files -- and made the
workaround itself bad.

Reported by:	fallout
15 Jun 2020 21:14:47
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:539290  817_1
adridg search for other commits by this committer
Update net-im/spectral to latest upstream release.

After this afternoon's accidental update, fix the port and complete
the update.

- Spectral expects some unreleased and unpackaged dependencies, which
  is why the DISTFILES are a mess: it's gitlab, except this one
  dependency on github, and this other one.
- libQuotient is net-im/libQuaternion, except that spectral needs a
  newer-than-the-latest-unreleased version.
- there is a rather arbitrary and hackish patch to avoid a compile
  error -- during template expansion of visit() I sometimes got
  a compiler crash, more often an error about returning a value in
  a void function. Since the whole package is glued together with
  unreleased submodules, I spent some time trying to fix it, and
  then decided that this is non-essential functionality. Two
  events trigger the compile error, so I commented them out.

PORTREVISION bumped because there's a tiny chance that something
might have built out of the mess that there was earlier.
15 Jun 2020 11:36:42
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:538873  817
adridg search for other commits by this committer
Update net-im/nheko and support libraries to latest upstream

- adds presence support

Release notes are at
12 Apr 2020 12:48:22
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:531509  603_4
adridg search for other commits by this committer
net-im/libqmatrixclient upgrade to latest release
net-im/quaternion fix backwards versioning
net-im/spectral revision bump for shared library

None of these upgrades are interesting, they just follow the
Quotient ecosystem and give me a chance to correct the lost-
PORTREVISION in quaternion.

PR:		245531
Reported by:
01 Apr 2020 09:02:33
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:530207  603_3
adridg search for other commits by this committer
Update libqmatrixclient and some consumers

- new "sustaining" libqmatrixclient (er .. Quotient) release wth
  improvements in SSO and reduction in crashes.
- chase a newer rc for quaternion (a technical-minded Matrix client)
- bump the requirements in Spectral

There is a newer Spectral release as well, but it seems to be
incompatible with this libQuotient -- needs CMake support that
libQuotient does not install.
08 Mar 2020 10:26:38
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:528021  603_2
tcberner search for other commits by this committer
net-im/spectral: add missing dependency on quickcontrols

PR:		244617
Submitted by:
Approved by:	adridg
06 Nov 2019 18:58:04
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:516920  603_1
zeising search for other commits by this committer
Add USES=xorg USES=gl, ports categories n

Add USES=xorg and USES=gl to ports in categories starting with 'n'.
While here, try to sprinkle other USES (mostly gnome and sdl) as needed.
26 Jul 2019 20:46:57
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:507372  603_1
gerald search for other commits by this committer
Bump PORTREVISION for ports depending on the canonical version of GCC
as defined in Mk/ which has moved from GCC 8.3
to GCC 9.1 under most circumstances now after revision 507371.

This includes ports
 - with USE_GCC=yes or USE_GCC=any,
 - with USES=fortran,
 - using Mk/ which in turn features USES=fortran, and
 - with USES=compiler specifying openmp, nestedfct, c11, c++0x, c++11-lang,
   c++11-lib, c++14-lang, c++17-lang, or gcc-c++11-lib
plus, everything INDEX-11 shows with a dependency on lang/gcc9 now.

PR:		238330
06 Jun 2019 14:47:54
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:503581  603
adridg search for other commits by this committer
Update Qt5-based Matrix clients

 - libqmatrixclient is undergoing a name-change, to libQuotient.
   Anticipate that a little.
 - libqmatrixclient installed a ${LOCALBASE}/include/util.h which
   is awfully generic; move the includes into include/Quotient
   (again, in advance of the completion of the renaming).
   Reported by Jan Henrik Sylvester.
 - quaternion just has a minor release with several-times-rerolled
   AppImage support (which isn't relevant for us).
 - spectral has had several more tags done, but no official releases.
   The tags are build-numbers, really, so PORTVERSION=603 means
   build 603, and can be interpreted as until there's
   a real release. This does mean that we'll hit a PORTEPOCH once
   such a release happens, when PORTVERSION drops back down to
   0.0.1 (or whatever).
 - spectral doesn't update to the latest tag (648) because that
   requires an unreleased libQuotient version (not an issue if you
   build from source with git submodules, but problematic in
31 May 2019 11:44:37
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:503161  464_2
tobik search for other commits by this committer
net-im/spectral: Spell LICENSE_FILE correctly
18 Apr 2019 19:08:17
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:499308  464_2
adridg search for other commits by this committer
Update net-im/libqmatrixclient and consumers

New release of libqmatrixclient
with crash fixes when there are expired tokens or abandoned connections.
This helps when clients are stuck showing some dialog and the connection
goes away under water.

New RC of quaternion, using the updated library.
Needs a PORTREVISION bump because I'm using DISTVERSIONSUFFIX. This
will go away when is reached.

Bump spectral so that it picks up the new libqmatrixclient.
14 Apr 2019 14:15:43
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:498907  464_1
adridg search for other commits by this committer
Missing dependencies for net-im/spectral.

These are effectively *run* dependencies, since the build is not
affected; however, installing just spectral without image support
or QQC2 into a twm environment gives you one that won't start,
or won't show everything you might encounter in Matrix.

Doesn't fix the referenced PR, but is related.

PR:		236598
08 Mar 2019 17:19:15
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:495058  464
adridg search for other commits by this committer
New port: net-im/spectral .. a glossy Matrix client.

This is another Qt-based Matrix client, but it is much more focused
on a shiny desktop experience, rather than the more spartan text-like
look of net-im/quaternion.

The source distribution uses git submodules; add only one of them
to GL_*, because we use a standalone net-im/libqmatrixclient .
The PORTVERSION is related to the most-recently-released version,
but it's not particularly accurate: 464 was released four months ago.

Number of commits found: 18