why kdelibs?

Mark Kretschmann kretschmann at kde.org
Sun Oct 31 15:18:29 GMT 2010

On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Boudewijn Rempt <boud at valdyas.org> wrote:
> On the other hand, Krita would, I am sure, much bigger if it didn't depend on the KDE platform. For KOffice, we had to hack down kdelibs and package a pre-generated sycoca to make it work. The platform fills in the holes on unix platforms, but it's a pain everywhere else.

We have the same issue in Amarok:

Our current Windows build is (in compressed form) 150 Megabytes.

Mark Kretschmann
Amarok Developer, Software Engineer at KO GmbH
Fellow of the Free Software Foundation Europe
http://amarok.kde.org - http://www.fsfe.org - http://www.kogmbh.com

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