networkmanagement moved to extragear

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Wed Jul 21 19:10:00 BST 2010


A Dimecres, 21 de juliol de 2010, Sebastian K├╝gler va escriure:
> Hi,
> 
> I've moved the networkmanagement stack from kdereview/networkmangement to
> extragear/base/networkmanagement today. The new checkout URL therefore is:
> 
> svn+ssh://svn.kde.org/home/kde/trunk/extragear/base/networkmanagement
> 
> While we initially decided during Akademy that it's basic functionality
> which belongs into kdebase for a complete experience, in the end we went
> for extragear/base for the following reason: We need intermittent releases
> between KDE SC releases: Now you could say "just roll a tarball of that
> directory then and release that". We could have done that, but either way
> we'd force packagers to split out networkmanagement from base again in
> order to be able to ship the updates.
> 
> Intermittent releases that won't fit into SC releases could contain:
> 
> - more complete support for mobile broadband connections
> - UI and workflow improvements
> - support for other backends (non-NetworkManager)
> 
> Once we've managed to get all this stuff in, and we consider the
> networkmanagement stack mature, we want to move into kdebase.

I just want to formally protest for the fact that networkmanagement was in 
kdereview for "a bit more" than two weeks ;-.)

On the other hand, cool that someone is working on it again :-)

Albert

> 
> Cheers,




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