KDE 4.7 Beta1 (4.6.80) tarballs uploaded (try#1)

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Sun May 22 18:07:20 CEST 2011

On Sunday 22 May 2011, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> On Sunday 22 May 2011, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > So, what I'm doing right now for kdesupport is to create one
> > CMakeLists.txt, which contains all the contained projects (automoc4,
> > phonon, attica, akonadi, ...) via the externalproject()-feature from
> > CMake.
> > What it does, is it gets and updates all the sources from git,
> > configures, builds and installs them.
> > So it feels almost like it did before.
> Unfortunately, this is of no use for us packagers because we are banned by
> policy (and at least in Fedora, this is enforced by the build system) from
> downloading stuff during build. We can only work from tarballs. (If we want
> to package a snapshot, we have to check it out, tar it, then package the
> resulting tarball.)

I'll see whether I can do something for this.


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