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Last modified 4 years ago Last modified on 02/02/10 08:16:02

Michael Dickens

  • Nicknames: michaelld
  • E-Mail: michaelld AT macports.org

Michael has been programming since 1981 in various languages including assembly (6502, 680x0, PPC, x86 - notice a trend?), C, C++, MATLAB (now PyLab), Python, and SWIG. He has been a Mac user since entering MIT undergrad in 1986, and is currently finishing his PhD at the University of Notre Dame in the general topic area of software-defined radios. He has worked for BBN (1992 through 1997) and The MITRE Corporation (Fall 2001 through Spring 2005). He is a GNU Radio developer, having contributed the Mac OS X USB and audio interfaces as well as numerous other bug fixes and various parts of the build system.

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Assigned Tickets

#13640
qt4-mac conflicts with qt3 on /opt/local/bin/lrelease
#20309
qt4-x11 doesn't support 10.6 or later
#20986
qt4-x11 update to 4.7.0
#27826
py26-pyqt4 switch from mac to x11 dist for dbus support
#35827
qt4-mac-mysql55-plugin only installs debug library if qt4-mac is installed with +debug variant
#36410
Qt applications are blurry on MBP Retina
#36431
qt4-mac: macdeployqt shows errors when trying to copy in frameworks
#36497
qt4-mac @4.8.3_1 +quartz Unable to build on Tiger
#39221
Cannot deploy Qt applications with MacPorts port qt4-mac
#39495
qwt60+examples installed, but no examples found
#39803
qt4-mac @4.8.5_0 missing dependency: qt4-mac-sqlite3-plugin
#40604
qt4-mac: internal compiler error: in lower_stmt, at gimple-low.c:286
#41155
Preparing for new Octave release
#42029
qt4-mac: Undefined symbols _dbus_shutdown
#42416
py*-numpy @1.8.0_2+universal: C libraries are not universal
#43102
py27-pyqt4 and py27-sip not aligned
#43122
qt4-mac: error: 'kCFProxyTypeKey' was not declared in this scope
#43445
gnuradio: checksum error

Reported Tickets

#16594
sdcc 2.8.0 does not compile on 10.5
#17020
Portfile for qwtplot3d
#17021
Patch for qwt to change header install location
#17074
Correct autoconf perl dependency (again)
#17780
Correct smpeg.m4 file
#17892
tuntaposx updates
#18116
Version bump for py25-lxml to 2.1.5
#18127
macclipboard-gimp and macfile-gimp can use incorrect compiler
#18128
Enhancement to distinguish between Apple and non-Apple compilers
#18860
qt4-mac & qt4-mac-devel incorrect use of 'tolower'
#19052
'selfupdate' fails if MacPorts' GCC installed, selected, and first in PATH
#20423
please create libusb-legacy
#22260
Bump GNU Radio from 3.2 to 3.2.2; add gnuradi-examples; fix for usrp port for libusb-legacy
#25268
Deactivate does not fully remove (some) empty directories
#25321
configure.env variables overwritten between pre-configure and configure stages
#25476
qt4-mac fails when 10.4 or 10.5 SDK not installed
#25686
Add crypto variants to openssl & use system zlib
#25705
Bump py26-sip to from 4.10.2 to 4.10.4
#26019
qtoctave-mac 0.9.1 conflicts with libquicktime
#26032
Patches for psi and psi-otr for augmented functionality
#26118
Upgrade ktorrent to 4.0.2
#26209
orc 0.4.7 build fails due to use of 'posix_memalign' of 10.5
#26247
Various libusb libraries have same base name; please make each unique
#27261
Bump py-pyqt4 to 4.8.1; add ccache support
#27383
Proposed CMake 2.8.3 Changes
#27618
subversion links to previous install
#28087
bump vigra to 1.7.1
#28586
Upgrade Qt to 4.7.2
#28620
jack: bump to 0.121.3
#29366
Upgrade qt4-mac to 4.7.3
#32517
qhull +debug post-destroot links wrong library
#37177
Fix mesa installed headers
#38298
Boost 1.53 Upgrade Failed: error: "platform not supported"
#38770
atlas 3.10.1_3 +gcc47 +universal fails to build
#39526
"gcc47 +universal" not universal on 10.8
#39681
Error in SWIG C++ when installing gnuradio +full on OSX 10.6
#41383
llvm-gcc42 executables link with /usr/lib/libstdc++ when libc++ is used by MacPorts
#42911
Update SWIG to 3.0.0
#42915
[Port Abandoned] swig*

michaelld@macports On CC

#13640
qt4-mac conflicts with qt3 on /opt/local/bin/lrelease
#16271
e2fsprogs and ossp-uuid conflict on /opt/local/lib/libuuid.a
#16334
RFE: Make Python more Framework Friendly
#16594
sdcc 2.8.0 does not compile on 10.5
#16916
texlive_base failed to build
#17850
python25 -> installation bug on OS 10.5 -> bus error and IDLE crash
#18104
GnuRadio on Macports
#19051
port selfupdate: error in installing new macports base 1.7.1
#19190
py25-wxpython and py26-wxpython conflict
#19191
can't import wx module from py26-wxpython
#19192
py25-wxpython reports "wxPython/wxWidgets release mismatch" on import
#19233
python site-packages .pth handling
#19380
Missing dependency in py*-wxpython
#19397
scipy not completely universal
#19583
py26-wxpython wrongfully decides to build himself universal
#20037
py25-wxpython install failure
#20199
qt4-mac fails to build when conflicting ports are active
#20309
qt4-x11 doesn't support 10.6 or later
#20390
building qcadlib failed - Qt errors ?
#20924
OS X 10.6 with +no_x11 +quartz: Pango-WARNING **: shaping failure, expect ugly output
#20952
wxWidgets fails to build 64-bit
#21292
gnuradio-core does not compile on snow leopard
#21416
LaTeXiT does not build on x86_64
#21496
universal 32/64-bit wxwidgets-devel (2.9.0) Portfile
#21530
wxWidgets-devel and py26-wxpython universal portfiles
#21590
py27-sip, py26-sip, py25-sip, py-sip won't build universal
#21797
octave-3.2.2 needs FFLAGs='-ff2c' to use system BLAS (-framework Accelerate) with gcc43/gcc44
#21927
kdebase4-runtime build failure, missing header file
#22139
libquicktime: missing depency xorg-libXaw
#22144
"staging amarok into destroot" fails.
#22158
qtscriptgenerator fails to build
#22165
can't import py26-numpy without +no_atlas
#22360
py26-numpy won't build
#22563
psi build failure on 10.6 64-bit
#22731
py26-numpy built for wrong archs
#22762
qtpfsgui fails to build
#22801
pango, pango-devel +universal+no_x11+quartz fails to install on Snow Leopard x86_64
#22857
lprof install error
#23244
py26-numpy +universal configure or build does not like the -arch option passed to gcc-mp
#23438
building py25-wxpython on Snow Leopard
#23512
qt4-mac conflicts with kdelibs4 which depends on qt4-mac
#23515
qtscriptgenerator failed to build
#23533
py26-spyder command_exec build fails Mac OS 10.6
#23598
Python error activatin duplicity
#23663
running universal python2.6 with 'arch -i386' does not end up running 32-bit interpreter
#23687
gmp 5.0.1 +universal build fails on 10.5 ppc
#23708
wxgtk patch enhancement
#23712
python26 build failure
#23716
Amarok fails to build because it cannot find qtbindings
#23748
Build root against qt4-mac
#23765
Incomplete Python 2.6 installation (Snow leopard)
#23797
graphics/wxWidgets upgrade version from 2.8.9 to 2.8.10
#23847
py26-wxpython-2.8.9.1 build error
#23951
aqbanking: update to latest stable version
#24018
gsl1.13 breaks py-gsl and py25-gsl
#24161
QMK-Groundstation v 1.0.1
#24221
Building of stellarium 0.10.4 fails
#24350
proposed new Portfiles for wxWidgets and wxPython
#24490
py-wxpython build failure
#24674
cln: universal variant fails to build
#24736
LaTeXiT fails to install
#24841
stellarium-0.10.4 build fails when MacOSX10.4u SDK isn't installed
#24942
py26-numpy 1.4.1 undefined symbols in lapack_litemodule
#25009
install sqliteman => Could not find QScintilla library
#25178
klauncher does not work?
#25181
stellarium 0.10.5
#25310
sdcc does not build on 10.6.3
#25315
lprof @20090113 Build Error
#25319
qwt52 will not destroot: libqwt_designer_plugin.bundle not found
#25345
pkgconfig 0.25 is built with --enable-indirect-deps, causing breakage in apps that link against libsdl.
#25395
add gcc45 variant to py26-numpy
#25409
py26-numpy fails during 'port upgrade'
#25444
wxWidgets-python fails to build
#25475
cmake: libidn dependency should be depends_lib not depends_build
#25490
atlas: lapack.tgz checksum error
#25505
poppler tries to use qt3 but no dependency is declared
#25507
kdelibs4 undefined symbols "_png_set_longjmp_fn"
#25578
amarok doesn't run
#25620
cyrus-sasl2 upgrade/install problems
#25662
qrupdate: +atlas variant fails to build: undefined symbols
#25907
libvpx 0.9.1 fails to build on Leopard
#25939
libvpx: add universal variant
#25989
akonadi build fails due to presence of cdparanoia's include/utils.h
#26042
KDE 4.5.2
#26064
ncftp fails to build: conflicting types for getdomainname
#26079
octave 3.3.52 requested
#26117
py26-numpy-1.4.1 compile failure (-lgfortranbegin)
#26228
qwt52 install fails
#26361
wxGTK-2.8.11: Update to latest version
#26366
orc fails to build when installing opencv
#26410
wxwidgets-devel v2.9.1
#26419
py25-numpy fails to install on 10.6.4 snow leopard on macports
#26450
gdb does not work for debugging gcc45 C++ programs
#26829
please add py27-pyqwt
#26943
KDE4 apps ceased working after qt4-mac upgrade, and after a while configure would not find cmake and qmake
#26958
qscintilla build fails when tidy is installed
#26960
qtiplot 0.9.8.3_0 fails patch phase
#26977
qt4-mac configure segmentation fault when building i386
#26982
Suggesting a patch for kdelibs4
#27002
py26-numpy @1.5.0, Revision 1 - build failure
#27017
kdelibs4 Portfile references patches that no longer exist
#27041
phonon @4.4.2 Configure error - glib2 required
#27057
Doxygen 1.7.2 not building with +wizard
#27085
automoc does not build after qt4-mac upgrade
#27186
lprof @20090113 Failure configuring with QTASSISTANT
#27198
kdelibs4 unable to find phonon
#27205
kmymoney4 won't start
#27248
amarok - Qt qmake not found!
#27264
qtoctave-mac build fails when non-MacPorts Qt is in /Library/Frameworks
#27292
libphonon not referenced by full path from libkhtml
#27319
atlas: update needed for new lapack.tgz
#27352
kdesvn compilation
#27440
kipi-plugins @1.1.0 -> build Failure: Qmake not found
#27934
kdelibs4 uses kerberos5 libraries without declaring dependency
#27941
gputils 0.13.6 breaks sdcc pic16 build
#27942
sdcc @3.0.0 depends on gputils at runtime too
#27979
ports requiring libusb should allow libusb-devel to satisfy the dependency
#28007
py-pyqt4: xinstall: Cannot stat: ChangeLog, No such file or directory
#28045
lmms missing qt4-mac dependency
#28211
kdelibs4 conflicts with kdebase4-runtime
#28214
D-Bus call fails since upgrade to KDE 4.6.0
#28307
kdebase4 @4.6.0 Applications not available on console after installing
#28337
kdelibs4 @4.6.0_1 Build error
#28592
qjackctl relies on qt4-x11, which doesn't build
#28741
kdelibs4 failed to build
#28765
klauncher once again causing trouble
#28773
Please add py32-pyqt4 port
#28793
Qxt
#29102
automoc: Qt qmake not found!
#29144
kdelibs4: gives nonexistant /opt/local/include/QtCrypto to compiler
#29307
GNU Guile version 2 series
#29401
stellarium @0.10.5 Build error - file not found
#29439
qfsm @0.52.0 Build failure during configuration using CMake (qmake not found)
#29550
kdelibs4 @4.6.3: Undefined symbols _uncompress _compress
#29690
choqok fails to find qmake
#29734
amarok-devel does not find phonon
#29788
kdelibs4 update to 4.6.4
#29789
debug variant of kdelibs4 port is not debuggable
#29857
Incompatible library version: libQtGui.4.dylib requires version 45.0.0 or later, but libpng12.0.dylib provides version 44.0.0
#29880
kdesdk4 fails to upgrade: "poxml/GettextParser.cpp:1: error: 'er' has not been declared"
#30139
redland cannot be built while raptor is active
#30144
kdepimlibs4: configure fails to find Nepomuk
#30147
soprano fails to build with raptor2
#30206
mass change depends port:dbus to path:bin/dbus-daemon:dbus
#30290
qt4-mac fails to build under Lion
#30425
phonon @4.4.2 compile error on 10.7 with qt4-mac-devel @4.8.0
#30468
Redefinition error in kdebase4-runtime
#30493
Update kdegraphics4 to 4.7.0
#30497
kdelibs4 @4.7.0 build failure
#30512
kstars
#30575
marble does not install cmake file
#30578
KDE programs not starting (KDE 4.7.0)
#30631
kdegames4 tries to use non-standard OpenAL framework
#30642
kdelibs4 build error on lion
#30768
qt4-mac fails with clang++
#30819
clustalx: universal variant fails
#30962
Packages within pgf 2.10 not recognized by texlive path when installed
#30981
When trying to build kmymoney4 it hangs on virtuoso
#31024
update raptor raptor2 rasqal soprano redland
#31105
phonon vlc backend for amarok and kde apps
#31239
fix livecheck.url in some kde ports
#31355
kdesdk4: Umbrello not able to run
#31375
py27-pyqwt does not work anymore
#31436
Krdc missing from kdenetwork4
#31517
phonon update to 4.5.0
#31611
qt4-mac @4.7.4_0+debug+quartz fails to leave debug symbols in the resulting shared libraries
#31623
qt4-mac compilation fail on snow leopard
#31655
kde4-runtime build error
#31891
Python loading system numpy in preference to MacPorts version (Lion)
#31930
py27-pyside build fails with qt4-mac +framework
#31949
octave: new version of portgroup (octave 1.1)
#31960
kmymoney4(-devel) will not show their homepage correctly due to klauncher issue
#32062
omniORB @4.1.4 build error with clang
#32646
qtiplot 0.9.8.9 crashes on launch
#32703
Octave: New Portfile for Octave 3.5.91
#32806
kdelibs4's libkdeui.5.dylib references nonexistent libattica.0.dylib
#32894
Portfile for new Octave 3.6.0 attached
#33259
cmake portgroup: out of source build option, possibly by default
#33281
kde4-runtime @4.8.0 configure failure
#33323
qtiplot crashes when jobs are launched in terminal
#33395
qt4-mac @4.7.4_1+quartz libpng error
#33544
Change default gfortran/gcj dependency from gcc44 to gcc45
#33591
kdelibs4 fails to build when libxslt.dylib is a broken link
#33596
gnuplot: update to 4.6.0
#33965
qt4-mac runtime dyld symbol not found error
#34002
octave-gsl @1.0.8 is using gcc46 and shouldn't be
#34083
kdenline 0.8.2.1 won't build with qt4 v4.8 (qt4-mac-devel)
#34244
Error with sdcc29 on 10.6.8 - Xcode 4.2
#34271
python27 2.7.3_0 py27-gtk 2.22.0_1 etc -- pkg-config files not installed correctly for python 2.6 and 2.7 versions of pygtk and pygobject
#34284
kmymoney4(-devel) can't find phonon 4.6.0 library
#34378
kdelibs4: Building with Clang 3.2 fails
#34562
CC, CXX, OBJC, LDFLAGS, CFLAGS, CXXFLAGS, OBJCFLAGS should be set during destroot
#34605
kdelibs4 @4.8.2_0 __KDE_HAVE_GCC_VISIBILITY not defined in <prefix>/include/kdemacros.h
#34672
fltk, fltk-devel: fltk-config includes -arch flags
#34742
py27-sip fails to build after Lion upgrade
#34792
kdepim4: no member named 'hasSelection' in 'MessageViewer::MailWebView'; did you mean 'clearSelection'?
#34858
KDE 4.8.5
#34900
mythtv-core.25
#35074
liblzma can't be upgraded due to dep of kdelibs4
#35210
kdepim4: Parse error at "BOOST_JOIN"
#35321
kdelibs4 needs to depend no longer on liblzma
#35404
kdelibs4: error: use 'template' keyword to treat 'find' as a dependent template name
#35495
kdelibs4: error: use 'template' keyword to treat 'find' as a dependent template name
#35518
kdelibs4: ignoring file /Library/Frameworks//libjasper.framework/libjasper, missing required architecture
#35531
kdelibs4 @4.8.3_2 build failure
#35643
kdelibs4: error: use 'template' keyword to treat 'find' as a dependent template name
#35740
qt4-x11 fails to build on Leopard/PowerPC
#35982
qt4-mac & Qt4 portgroup: clang spec for qmake
#36008
kdelibs4: Building failure
#36170
processing port libusb-legacy +universal failed Mac OS X 10.8.1
#36189
Failure installing ROOT with qt_mac variant
#36272
Building gwenhywfar4 fails with frameworks
#36356
kdiff3: configure fails with framework-only qt4-mac
#36407
octave-devel @3.6.3 install error
#36426
lmms: ZynAddSubFx.cpp:430: error: ‘QDir’ was not declared in this scope
#36542
ktorrent @3.3.4: error: reference to 'TorrentInterface' is ambiguous
#36552
kdelibs4: Automatic refreshment of kde cache
#36593
gnuradio-core: error: unknown directive .version "01.01"
#36706
py27-pyqt4: This version of PyQt requires SIP v4.13.3 or later
#36751
kdelibs4: does not respect startupitem.install
#36818
Amarok cannot play any audio files / phonon backend missing
#36971
phonon: in /opt/local/lib/libxml2.2.dylib, file was built for unsupported file format which is not the architecture being linked
#37158
Finally Have gnuradio Installed; Runtime Error on Startup
#37288
Port failed to build gnuplot
#37331
qt5-mac
#37415
py27-numpy: cannot import numpy when built with atlas
#37604
doxygen and xorg-libxcb circular dependency
#37686
hdf5-18: Upgrade to latest & bump dependents
#37819
wxWidgets should be removed / replaced_by wxWidgets-3.0
#38117
active_variants: allow multiple port names to be specified
#38174
py*-numpy @1.6.2_1: Update to 1.7 available
#38193
stellarium: remove unused code
#38217
doxygen: Should not depend on graphviz
#38225
Error: Processing of port octave-devel failed
#38250
qtiplot isn't UsingTheRightCompiler
#38272
ostinato @0.5.1 needs --disable-dependency-tracking removed from its configure.universal_args
#38277
qt4-mac hanging on intsallation/update
#38280
RFE: add a qmake portgroup
#38375
Ports depending on wxWidgets* or wxPython should be ported to wxWidgets-3.0 or provide variants
#38694
octave @3.2.4 -- failure during build compiling oct-alloc.cc
#38721
py33-numpy fails to build universal
#38724
py*-scipy fail to upgrade to 0.12.0
#38730
octave-devel @3.6.3 GraphicsMagick limits images to 8 bits per pixel
#38750
py33-numpy fails installation into destroot - universal build problem
#38776
SuiteSparse @4.0.0 Linking error: no such file or directory: 'libcholmod.a'
#38838
Cannot add .qch files to QtCreator
#39217
py27-numpy @1.7.1_0: import fails due to missing symbol
#39271
py26-scipy build error due to numpy
#39327
New portfile for ITSOL: ITerative linear SOLvers
#39402
qtiplot crashes - qt4-mac related
#39424
Ports that use qmake: consider using the new qmake portgroup
#39534
octave-odepkg: build failure
#39781
py27-wxpython30 @ 2.9.0.4 build failure
#39814
octave-octcdf @1.0.13_1: segmentation fault during build
#39933
qt4-creator-mac fails to install on 10.8.3
#40037
py*-numpy @1.7.1+universal: destroot failure
#40077
imread failure in octave as installed by macports
#40299
wxWidgets-3.0 build fails
#40308
py-wxpython-2.8 +gtk: missing gtk include path (-I${prefix}/include/gtk-2.0)
#40417
arpack @3.1.3: remove openmpi from default variants
#40656
Use -isystem instead of -I in default configure.cppflags
#40669
qgis@2.0.1 together with py27-pyqt4(-devel)@4.10.3_2 (@4.10.4_0) & py27-qscintilla @2.7.2_3 : dependencies can not be resolved because of indirect mutual exclusivness
#40683
Error: org.macports.build for port octave-statistics returned: command execution failed
#40712
SuiteSparse: update to 4.2.1
#40727
wxPython: upgrade to 2.9.5.0
#40837
py27-numpy command execution failed
#40848
current cln tarball fails to build; already fixed in git repository
#40851
GiNaC 1.6.2 does not build with clang on 10.9
#41091
Processing of port octave-devel failed on OSX Mavericks
#41114
py27-numpy upgrade from 1.7.1_0 to 1.7.1_1 fails
#41150
uhd: can't read "configure.cxx_stdlib": no such variable
#41155
Preparing for new Octave release
#41164
octave-devel @3.6.4_9 "sed: RE error: illegal byte sequence" on 10.8
#41165
octave-devel: error: use of undeclared identifier 'CGDisplayBitsPerPixel'
#41211
Octave isn't supported under Mavericks
#41382
libQGLViewer example fails to link when building universal
#41396
py-numpy patch failure with +atlas
#41397
py27-numpy @1.8.0_0: Causes "Symbol not found: _ATL_ccopy" build failures in other ports
#41445
python/py-numpy @1.8.0_0: Symbol not found: __gfortran_compare_string
#41479
uhd: Requested variants do not match original selection
#41612
gr-fosphor fails to build with freetype 2.5.1
#41625
qt4-x11: sed: RE error: illegal byte sequence
#41632
qt4-mac-sqlite3-plugin: Requested variants "" do not match original selection "+debug".
#41766
py27-numpy @1.8.0_2 +atlas +gcc48 compile error - build failure
#41889
Install Octave 3.6.4
#41927
wxPython-3.0: upgrade to 3.0.0.0
#42026
octave @3.6.4: Please update to version 3.8.0
#42155
octave-3.6.4_11 +atlas +gcc48 install fails, calls out a 32-bit fortran lib instead of a 64-bit one
#42157
py27-scipy fails to install due to missing fortran compiler dependency
#42250
clean port install of python and opengl, attempted python module import fails
#42467
py-scipy @0.13.3: enable py34 subport, python34 @3.4.0rc1:
#42468
py-scipy @0.13.3: enable py34 subport, python34 @3.4.0rc1:
#42676
py27-scipy @0.13.3_0: import scipy.linalg fails with Symbol not found: _acc_cdotc_sub__
#42762
qgis @2.2.0: cannot be built universal due to py27-qscintilla not being universal
#42833
py-pyqt4 @4.10.3: enable `py34` subport
#42883
Problem installing py27-scipy
#42987
python34 @3.4.0_1: activation fails if another python selected
#43083
py27-scipy @0.13.3: fails to build on OS X 10.7
#43135
py34-scipy@0.13.3 import scipy.linalg fails with Symbol not found: _acc_cdotc_sub__
#43321
py-scipy @0.13.3_1: builds agains ATLAS (variant +atlas) Seg. fault during testing.
#43322
py-scipy @0.13.3_1: builds agains ATLAS (variant +atlas) Seg. fault during testing.
#43431
Ports with a mysql5 variants and/or dependencies should switch to using mysql56 or possibly mariadb.

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