RFC: kdenonbeta reorganisation

Malte S. Stretz msquadrat.nospamplease-hi6Y0CQ0nG0 at public.gmane.org
Fri Sep 17 20:08:34 BST 2004

On Friday 17 September 2004 21:02 CET David Faure wrote:
> On Friday 17 September 2004 15:00, Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
> > I don't like the moving around of projects in CVS involved with this
> > organization (e.g. a project starting in the playground then being
> > moved to the review module and finally being moved to a core module).
> Actually if we don't care much about errors for people updating old
> checkouts in those directories, we can easily move stuff around modules
> without duplicating the history on the server (we did that with
> kdenonbeta too, except when there were separate releases of the
> kdenonbeta code).

/me mumbles "Subversion"... :)

> > I also don't like the splitting up in N modules. Partial checkouts of
> > kdenonbeta work very well for me. What aspect of managability do you
> > want to address by the split-up?
> >
> > Having one flat module makes it easier to find a project. It's always
> > annoying to check out a project from kdeextragear because you first
> > have to look through all the extragear modules where the project
> > actually is located.
> Yeah, I agree with that. Numbered modules make it hard to find something.
> I don't see a problem with one big module either.
> The problem with the kdeplayground-multimedia etc. idea is that we're
> going to have a *lot* of modules (basically tripling the number of
> modules we already have, if we do kdeplayground-multimedia and
> kdereview-multimedia !!!). I would really be easier for everyone IMHO to
> stick to one module (well two: kdeplayground and kdereview).

Maybe the kdeplayground module could be split up into subdirectories, like 
kdeplayground/multimedia, kdeplayground/pim, kdeplayground/misc, etc?


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