Guidance in KDE Admin
nicolas.ternisien at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 12:54:59 GMT 2008
No other opinion ? If you agree, just say Yes/+1 or No/-1, just to be
sure this is something useful, and that will help KDE Admin being more
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 1:51 PM, Nicolas Ternisien
<nicolas.ternisien at gmail.com> wrote:
> Fine ! I'm happy to see it's not a problem for you. Of course,
> Guidance will follow the classical integration way of any KDE apps
> (kdereview again, ...)
> I have no problem to also give an hand to port it to KDE 4 when this
> will be planned. We just have to wait that everybody agrees and the
> moment to start this.
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 11:57 AM, Sebastian Kuegler <sebas at kde.org> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 25 March 2008 10:35:05 Nicolas Ternisien wrote:
> > > - The approval of main developers of Guidance
> > I wouldn't have a problem with them moving into KDE Admin. The largest barrier
> > currently is probably the KDE4 Port. Also, guidance needs testing before
> > integration is done, just shipping it with some distro without making sure it
> > works is not a good idea.
> > Guidance is supposed to be working well on Debian, Kubuntu, it has originally
> > been written on Mandriva (but with distro-independance in mind) so that
> > should work as well (modulo bugs and things that may have changed under the
> > hood). The code is designed so new platforms can be supported easily, some
> > will work out of the box or with very minor changes.
> > All modules need porting to KDE4 (and could make nice showcases for the Python
> > bindings then). Mountconfig would also need porting to Solid (it already uses
> > HAL), Userconfig at this point only supports PAM (although I've once started
> > to add LDAP support to it.) Displayconfig doesn't currently know about xrandr
> > 1.2 and all the dynamic stuff. Serviceconfig suffers a bit from the recent
> > variety of init systems, for example it hasn't been ported completely to
> > Ubuntu's upstart. It does work with Debian's system, and I also ported it to
> > work well with Gentoo.
> > On the upside, the modules' code is fairly clean and probably not too much of
> > a pain to work on.
> > Unfortunately, lately I only rarely find the time to hack on Guidance, and
> > it's not likely to change in a short timeframe.
> > --
> > sebas
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