dependencies on KJS/KHTML in kdelibs and kdebase-runtime

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Tue Sep 28 13:20:02 BST 2010


On Sunday, September 26, 2010 11:32:00 Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
>   koos vriezen wrote:
> > 2010/9/25 Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org>:
> > > May i ask why Kontact Mobile people decided to "patch/fork" kdelibs
> > > instead of working on a solution?
> >
> > Maybe because "patch/fork" kdelibs is a solution to port to mobile
> > (mobile as in pads or handset devices).
> 
> Even if both of you have valid points here I think Albert's point is the
> more  future-proof one. So please, everyone that needs to patch kdelibs
> for $whatever reason: please report here why you did it and what you did.
> Maybe people simply were not aware of a problem and would solve it in a
> way that you don't need patching anymore.

That's the platform profiles we've started to implement, they're solving 
exactly this problem. So there *is* a sound solution to what was a stop-gap-
measure at first, meaning we have a standard set of features per platform (for 
example "mobile").
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sebas

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