Moving KMail, KNode, Korn and related libraries to kdepim
bo at sonofthor.dk
Tue Jan 14 13:29:13 GMT 2003
On Tuesday 14 January 2003 14:25, Andy Fawcett wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 January 2003 15:06, Bo Thorsen wrote:
> > On Tuesday 14 January 2003 13:19, Alexander Kellett wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 09:36:25AM +0100, Ingo Kl?cker wrote:
> > > > the question whether KMail should be moved to kdepim has already
> > > > arisen quite a few times on kmail at kde.org (and probably also
> > > > elsewhere). Last week end at the Kroupware/Kaplan hack fest (cf.
> > > > the Announcement on kde-core-devel on 21.12.02) we  took the
> > > > chance to talk about this from face to face. After weighing the
> > > > pros and the cons we finally came to the unanimous conclusion
> > > > that KMail and the corresponding libs (and therefore also KNode
> > > > and Korn which also depend on those libs) should be moved.
> > >
> > > Hiya Ingo,
> > >
> > > I was wondering. Someone on #kde just noted that kmail actually
> > > has a dependancy on kdebase and not only on kdelibs, would it be
> > > possible for this dependancy(ies?) (imap4 and pop3 was all that
> > > i noticed at a quick glace) to be moved into the "new kdepim"?
> > I have asked for this too. IMHO the mail ioslaves should be moved to
> > kdepim. There is already an ioslave dir in kdenetwork that will be
> > moved with kmail to kdepim.
> > But I guess moving stuff from kdebase to kdepim is a somewhat bigger
> > issue than moving between kdenetwork and kdepim.
> There is also the smtp ioslave. However, is this being used by any
> other code anywhere in CVS for any reason, and would moving it cause
> problems? Definitely needs checking.
> IIRC, a base KDE install was once (unofficially) defined as kdelibs and
> kdebase, so is there any need to move them at all?
Because if the mail IO slaves were moved to kdepim too, then you could
have a working kmail with just kdelibs and kdenetwork. Base is a pretty
big thing to install if all you want is the slaves.
If it isn't possible to move them to kdepim, then they should IMHO be
moved to kdelibs.
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