location for additional tools for windows

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at snafu.de
Mon Jan 16 08:08:54 GMT 2006

On Sunday 15 January 2006 11:46, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> Nicolas Goutte schrieb:
> >On Monday 09 January 2006 18:04, Nicolas Goutte wrote:
> >>On Monday 09 January 2006 13:48, David Faure wrote:
> >>>On Monday 09 January 2006 10:39, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> >>>>Hi all,
> >>>>
> >>>>in the future there will more tools for windows port required. iceauth
> >>>>for example is already located in win\iceauth. In preparation there is
> >>>>a kde installer (separate console and gui application). The question
> >>>>is, where those additional  tools should be located, still in the win
> >>>>dir or in a separate subdir outside kdelibs ?
> >>>
> >>>They are not libraries and they are not needed to build kdelibs,
> >>>so they don't need to be in kdelibs.
> >>>
> >>>I think this could go into a new module, trunk/wintools or something?
> >>>We don't need to package it in our KDE source-tarball releases, so
> >>>it doesn't need to be under trunk/KDE/.
> >>
> >>If it is supposed to be future extragear applications, then I suggest
> >> that it starts in branches/work as currently there are no playgrounds
> >> for KDE4.
> >
> >I forgot that, meanwhile, there are temporary modules for playgrounds and
> >extragears in KDE4:
> >branches/work/kde4/playground/
> >branches/work/kde4/extragear/
> There are currently two always usable applications in mind
>     ln2kdesktop  - convert windows startmenu links into kde desktop
> files (http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/kde-cygwin/tools/lnk2desktop/)
>     kde-installer  - a Qt (command and gui) based download and install
> tool for kde developers on windows, which allow easy installation of
> various required libraries and tools   (libraries from GnuWin32 project,
> download of python/perl installation package )
> These tools are already usable, no playground. They may have language
> support in the future, so where to place them ?

It depends how you see it. Anything not in KDE but for KDE4 is not stable 
anyway. But if you really want there is branches/work/kde4/extragear/

If I misunderstood and you meant for KDE3, then I suppose that you want to put 
them in trunk/kdereview

Have a nice day!
> Ralf

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