Integrating Gwenview in kdegraphics?

David Faure faure at
Tue Jan 16 17:40:06 GMT 2007

On Tuesday 16 January 2007 18:20, Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
> David Faure wrote:
> >> 
> >> We should also speak about dependencies: right now Gwenview depends on
> >> exiv2 and libkipi. Is it acceptable?
> > 
> > No, since libkipi is in extragear. It should move to kdegraphics I guess
> > (or kdegraphicslibs later if we indeed make one lib module per main
> > module).
> That's what I thought too. But this means libkipi will be subject to the
> same BIC rules as kdelibs then. I am not sure it's possible for libkipi to
> have such constraints, since I don't think the API is mature enough.
> I guess I can either:
> - drop libkipi support
> - implement some kind of wrapper to use libkipi if it's available on the
> system

You'd have to remind us non-gwenview users what this really means in terms of functionality loss
(this is about image-modification plugins, right?)

But anyway, 4.0 isn't for tomorrow. Any chance libkipi can be stabilized in the next 6 months or so?

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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