[proposal] Move all of the ksecretsservice components into kdeutils/ksecrets

Valentin Rusu kde at rusu.info
Sat Nov 12 10:14:35 GMT 2011

On 11/12/2011 10:11 AM, Kevin Ottens wrote:
> On Saturday 12 November 2011 01:01:15 Valentin Rusu wrote:
>> As you may already know, the ksecretsservice API merging to the
>> kdelibs/4.7 branch was no longer an acceptable solution because of
>> recent frameworks related decisions. It was suggested to put it into
>> it's separate repository, alongside with the
>> kde-runtime/ksecretsserviced I also merged yesterday.
>> After thinking twice, I'd like to bring these components into the
>> kdeutils/ksecrets repository.
>> Are you ok with this?
> Sounds like a bad idea to me because...
>> A possible issue if that's ok for you: the kdeutils/kwallet will depend
>> on this repository and it contains guard code to exclude
>> ksecretsservice-related code if qca not found - that will be extended to
>> the case ksecrets repository will not be found. This raises the problem
>> of module dependencies: kdelibs needs to be built first, but if ksecrets
>> was not compiled first, the required headers will not be there and as
>> such kwallet will not have the ksecretsservice-related code.
>> That looks like a circular reference :-)
> ... it creates this type of situation.
> Any particular reason why you didn't stick to the separate repo solution as
> proposed earlier? For some reason I fail to see what motivated your change on
> that.
Well, as I explained in other threads, the initial decision I understood 
was to have the components in kdelibs and kde-runtime then. And I did 
stick with that. Please see my response to Aaron.

Valentin Rusu (IRC valir, KDE vrusu)
KSecretsService (former KSecretService, KWallet replacement)

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