Planned BIC change to polkit-qt-1

Dario Freddi drf54321 at
Wed May 19 14:08:32 BST 2010

On 19/05/2010 14:58, Tom Albers wrote:
> On Wed, 19 May 2010 14:33:14 +0200, Dario Freddi <drf54321 at>
> wrote:
>> 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.
Is this applicable also after Beta 1 has been released? If that is true
sorry for that, I clearly remembered wrong.

In this case I'd like ask for an exception for Beta 2, since this change
is not fundamental, but quite important (the only freeze-affected part
would be kdelibs of course).

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