New Prosal [was Re: policy change related to kdelibs snapshots]

Stephan Kulow coolo at
Thu Jul 13 09:11:07 BST 2006

Am Mittwoch, 12. Juli 2006 23:25 schrieb Michael Brade:
> On Wednesday 12 July 2006 09:40, Clarence Dang wrote:
> > I just svn update, keep a patch of the app port commits and revert it
> > locally so that the app still compiles without a kdelibs update.  I
> > re-apply the patch when I want to commit.
> >
> > I only update kdelibs when the changes are so big that they cause
> > conflicts or other annoyances.
> >
> > And I actually port against trunk/KDE/kdelibs/, not the snapshot (yes, I
> > hacked the cmake file; I should be shot etc.), as:
> >
> > 1. I might want to put some tiny changes into trunk/kdelibs
> > 2. I don't update regularly so in effect, trunk and the snapshot are
> > equivalent
> > 3. I don't have the disk space nor CPU time for 2 branches
> That is *exactly* what I did as well. But then I didn't have enough time
> anymore to make the stuff compile and had to stop...

Is your concern that compiling itself or the porting? You said "make the stuff 
compile", which sounds to me like porting. Something my proposal tries to 
take out of trunk - so you can continue working on trunk only but will need 
to do some overnight recompiles to get uptodate.

Greetings, Stephan

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