Attica dependency

Allen Winter winter at
Tue Dec 8 21:01:13 GMT 2009

On Tuesday 08 December 2009 6:31:51 am Frederik Gladhorn wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like for kdelibs to depend on libattica, not optionally any more but 
> required.
> The reason is that currently the Get Hot New Stuff upload dialog depends on it 
> and I don't really see much use in ifdef'ing everything now.
> In the next iteration (KDE SC 4.5) we will have even more things depend on 
> libattica (the social about dialog) and Get Hot New Stuff will miss out on the 
> nice new additions and cease to work in some cases where only a new provider 
> is set.
> Distributions seem to package it up already. So I don't think this is a big 
> issue.
> Please let me know if it's OK to introduce this dependency. (Next Monday 
> maybe?)
> libattica is tiny and enables easy access to Open Collaboration Providers.
> That is currently the sites, but Maemo will also implement it 
> at some point.
> libattica lives in kdesupport, you can find a first tarball here:
> but an updated version (the current 
> kdesupport state) will soon be required since it includes some cleanup and one 
> BIC change before the lib becomes used anywhere.

No objection.   waiting for a Monday would be nice.

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