requiring cmake 2.6.2 ?
winter at kde.org
Sun Oct 12 17:49:48 CEST 2008
On Sunday 12 October 2008 10:38:45 am Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Thursday 09 October 2008, Allen Winter wrote:
> > On Wednesday 08 October 2008 17:50:49 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > we didn't make it for 4.1, but for KDE 4.2 we would really like to have
> > > the reduced link interface, so distro packages can have less
> > > dependencies. For that we need cmake 2.6.2, the support for that in 2.6.0
> > > and 2.6.1 wasn't yet mature.
> > >
> > > So, I'd like to require cmake 2.6.2 as soon as possible.
> > I think it is reasonable to require cmake 2.6.2 for trunk (KDE 4.2).
> > But please give people a couple weeks warning.
> > You might also consider sending a note to kde-packagers at kde.org
> > asking them to upgrade their distro cmake packages ASAP.
> What do you mean with "upgrade their distro cmake packages" ?
> To create a cmake 2.6.2 package for their distro or to upgrade their system to
> the latest cmake package available for that distro ?
> IOW, who is on that list ?
> If we announce that we'll need 2.6.2 in a few weeks, will the people creating
> cmake packages directly or indirectly be notified through this ?
The kde-packager mailing list is made up of people who can send out software
updates on the various distros. So users can run 'yum update' (for example)
and automatically get the new cmake.
This way fewer folks will need to install cmake 2.6.2 from source.
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