Integrating Gwenview in kdegraphics?

Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Tue Jan 16 17:40:50 GMT 2007

On Tue, 16 Jan 2007, 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.

Well, we've got at least six months at a guess -- and that means six
months if bic mondays :-). 

> I guess I can either:
> - drop libkipi support
> - implement some kind of wrapper to use libkipi if it's available on the
> system

kdegraphicslibs should work fine: I really should create that module
tonight, also for other stuff. Who knows? Maybe someone wants to reuse
Pigment :-)


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