Planned BIC change to polkit-qt-1

Tom Albers toma at
Wed May 19 13:58:13 BST 2010

On Wed, 19 May 2010 14:33:14 +0200, Dario Freddi <drf54321 at>
> Hello everyone,
> I am planning to commit a BIC change to polkit-qt-1 in kdesupport,
> increasing polkit-qt-1's version to 1.0.0 and SO version to 1. This
> change is due to the fact that memory management was, well, pretty bad.
> Now the core library is implemented for the most part through
> implicitly/explicitely shared data, which solved quite some problems and
> fixed a pair of bugs.
> Needless to say that users using KDE 4.4 should NOT upgrade to this new
> version, but still use the old 0.95.x branch in kdesupport-for-4.4.
> I will commit (after some further changes/discussion) these changes on
> monday to:
>  - kdesupport/polkit-qt-1
>  - extragear/base/polkit-kde-1 - for the agent and the (still WIP) kcm
>  - KDE/kdelibs/kdecore/auth - for the KAuth backend
> Again, needless to say that if your application is using KAuth you are
> not affected by any of these changes, just be sure to update all three
> components at the same time.
> Any objections before I do this?

Yes. We are in dependency freeze. This violates that.
Tom Albers
KDE Developer

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