[Kde-bindings] Re: Transition to Git and reorganization of kdebindings

Arno Rehn arno at arnorehn.de
Fri Nov 19 20:54:12 UTC 2010

On Friday 19 November 2010 21:42:17 Petr Vaněk wrote:
> Dne čtvrtek 18 Listopad 2010 01:53:56 Ian Monroe napsal(a):
> ...
> > The basic problem is that there is difficulty building kdebindings
> > without kdelibs. Or at least, there is a perception of a problem. I
> > think anyone subscribed to this list is aware of it, since there have
> > been a few threads about it. Also to sync with the Qt & KDE release
> > cycle in a less confusing fashion.
> ...
> Any thoughts about to release smoke (gen, basic header file) and smokeqt
> out of KDE? I mean - now it's usualy packaged in kdebindings rpm or deb.
> It's fine but it requires to install all dependecies (kdelibs etc.) to use
> smoke for 3rd party stuff.
> Personally I don't have any problem with it (as a KDE/Qt user) but it's
> very hard to use for example non-qt based lib with distro smoke in eg.
> ubuntu (gtk based).
> My usecase:
> We (my company) are starting to use smoke not only for Qt bindings but for
> "any" c++ lib we need and sometimes it can be real pain to download part of
> KDE stuff to a production server where we need to use for example memcached
> smoke bindings...
> I hope you will understand ;)
That's exactly the reason why we want to have split repos - so we can release 
smokegen and the qt stuff all seperately, without being tied to KDE releases 
and release schedules. :) So yes, there are definitely plans to release this 
stuff seperately from KDE.

Arno Rehn
arno at arnorehn.de

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