[Kde-cvs-announce] KDE SC 4.8 Soft Feature Freeze

Valentin Rusu kde at rusu.info
Mon Oct 31 19:43:26 GMT 2011

On 10/31/2011 01:01 PM, Allen Winter wrote:
> [Release Team added to the discussion]
[also adding kde-core]
> On Sunday 30 October 2011 5:09:47 PM Valentin Rusu wrote:
>> Hello,
>> May I ask some quesions about this announcement please? This is the
>> first time I'll hopefully get some software in KDE SC.
>> On 10/27/2011 03:30 PM, Allen Winter wrote:
>>> TODAY: Thursday, October 27, 2011: KDE SC 4.8 Soft Feature Freeze
>>> Trunk is frozen for feature commits that are not listed in the planned feature document [1].
>> The KSecretsService components are currently under development. I listed
>> them on the document you reference.
>>> Only bugfixes and the code implementing the listed features are to be committed after this date.
>> Does that mean that:
>> 1. code under kdereview may get into the release?
> Yes.  as long as the review is complete by 10 Nov.
Well, the ksecretsserviced lives now in the playground. It's supposed to 
be part of kde-runtime.
I suppose I should do a sysadmin bug-report to request it's move to 
kdereview repository.
After that, I'll merge it into kde-runtime.
Am I correct?
>> 2. code under a kdelibs branch may be merged to the to be 4.8 branch?
> I don't know.
> We've never had this situation with kdelibs before.
> In theory, KSecretService is a new feature for kdelibs and as long as it passes review
> before 10 November it should be allowed in KDE SC 4.8.
> OTOH: we've been "unofficially" making noise that kdelibs is frozen except for bug fixes.
> I'm of the opinion that KSecretService can be released with kdelibs 4.8 as long as it passes review.
I'd be glad to get it into 4.8, as others would start testing it and 
eventually (or better surely) filing bug reports. That would be very 
> What do others think?

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

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