Module layout proposal: Split kdegames-data from kdegames

Michael Pyne mpyne at
Sat Oct 15 16:18:11 BST 2011

On Friday, October 14, 2011 18:51:09 Parker Coates wrote:
> > I propose to split a new module kdegames-data from kdegames, meaning that:
> > 
> > 1. kdegames-data should be built and installed before kdegames.
> > 2. Any kdegames application will refuse to start when the
> > corresponding data files have not been installed.
> Is there any reason we can't do all this with a kdegames/data
> directory instead of a new top level module? Such a directory could
> easily be left behind in the git migration, but in the meantime
> kdegames/CMakeLists.txt could be modified to build the data directory
> first and the current process of building KDEGames would be pretty
> much unchanged. The existing per-application build flags could also be
> used as is.

This would not really play nicely with kdesrc-build users. They'd have to 
remove the old svn source directory anyways, but making an SVN non- directory nest under a git directory would be an 
exercise in frustration.

 - Michael Pyne
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