Does the BIC Monday rule apply to all changes?

Matt Rogers mattr at
Sat Oct 14 04:46:11 BST 2006

On Friday 13 October 2006 16:01, Thomas Zander wrote:
> On Friday 13 October 2006 14:33, Matt Rogers wrote:
> > Does the BIC mondays rule apply to changes that don't require a
> > recompilation of kdeilbs (such as build system changes)? There have been
> > at least two changes to the build system this week that required my
> > updating kdelibs in order to continue hacking and I would like
> > clarification as to when the rule does and doesn't apply.
> It was my understanding that only on Mondays people that work outside of
> kdelibs/kdepimlibs would ever be forced to update those two modules due to
> dependency issues.
> Meaning that it would be 'illegal' to remove a cmake module from koffice on
> a Wednesday because it just got added on that day to kdelibs. The removal
> would have to wait for the next Monday.
> Was I wrong? Do people disagree that this is at least in the spirit of the
> formerly provided ruleset?

no, you are not wrong. The clarification I received from dfaure earlier today 
on IRC was that any change that required an update to kdelibs to continue 
working (BIC changes, updates to common build system macros, etc.) were 
supposed to be limited to Monday. 

Personally, I don't care whether we have the rule or not, but it should be 
followed if we're going to keep it.

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