Version mismatch when building trunk

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Thu Oct 15 20:15:22 BST 2009

On Thursday, 2009-10-15, David Faure wrote:
> On Thursday 15 October 2009, Kevin Krammer wrote:

> > I would have expected that kde-qt had been updated *prior* to increasing
> >  the minimum required version of KDE's build system files.
> It had been updated already: the 4.6 branch has been available for some
>  time already. It's just that you assume that pulling or checking out
>  kde-qt would bring it automatically, but apparently git doesn't work that
>  way. You need to switch branches yourself. See earlier posts by Thiago
>  about it.

If git is not capable of updating a branch, can I at least clone the same URL  
and have the server figure out which branch this currently points to?

I have the bandwidth and when I update Qt I want a clean build anyway.


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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