[NAG] Milestone: Subsystem Freeze
winter at kde.org
Mon Mar 26 17:30:06 CEST 2007
On Monday 26 March 2007 10:49:17 am Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Monday 26 March 2007 15:19, Allen Winter wrote:
> > Howdy,
> > The kdelibs subsystem freeze milestone is set for Sunday 1 April.
> > http://techbase.kde.org/Schedules/KDE4/4.0_Release_Roadmap#Milestone:_Subsy
> > But toma and I want to move this forward 1 day to Monday 2 April.
> > This way we can have 1 last "big changes Monday".
> > The intention of this freeze is:
> > 1. stop making big changes to kdelibs so we can get on with apps work
> > 2. stop making big changes to kdelibs because it is time to stop
> > tinkering 3. stop making big changes to kdelibs so apps folks can stop
> > porting and start working on neat, new features
> > Also from this point forward we wanted to set a maximum cmake version
> > requirement. But maybe we should wait on that??
> You mean the cmake version required for KDE 4.0 ?
> Although currently I don't see the need to require something newer than 2.4.5,
> problems may appear anytime unexpectedly.
> Especially there might be problems on platfoms != Linux, they are not very
> widely used for KDE4 yet, so IMO we can't fix the cmake version for *all*
> supported platforms yet.
The idea is to start stabilizing so people can concentrate
on apps development and not worry about other stuff,
like the buildsystem.
So, let's keep cmake fixed at 2.4.5 as long we can.
If we need to up the version at some later date, then so be it.
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