BIC change in KStatusNotifierItem API
neundorf at kde.org
Sat Dec 5 18:24:19 GMT 2009
On Saturday 05 December 2009, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Friday 04 December 2009, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > On 04.12.09 21:30:49, Olivier Goffart wrote:
> > > Le Friday 04 December 2009, Andreas Pakulat a écrit :
> > > > > This was done with approval from Marco Martin. It had to be
> > > > > done now because ABI changes in KStatusNotifierItem ABI won't
> > > > > be possible after kdelibs 4.4 is out.
> > > >
> > > > Just for the future: Usually such ABI breakages should be done on
> > > > Mondays if I recall correctly.
> > >
> > > That was in the time when ABI breakages were very frequent, before
> > > KDE 4.0 Now, there is no real need to enforce this policy i think.
> > Well, I've already seen people complaining about it not being
> > enforced here (not so long ago). And I also think its still useful as
> > it means safety when just svn up'ing before starting to read the
> > mails. At least a warning a day or two before changing the ABI would
> > be good IMHO.
> Sending warnings by mail is useless. Many developers do not read
> kde-core-devel for one reason or the other.
I still see k-c-d as the "official" development channel of KDE, so things
should be announced here. If not here, where then ?
> We should simply stick with the ABI-breakage-on-Mondays-only rule.
> Hmm, the SVN Commit Policy on techbase doesn't say anything about the
> ABI-breakage-on-Mondays-only rule.
Maybe it should be added there.
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