Moving kxmlrpcclient to kdelibs

Allen Winter winter at
Sun Apr 29 20:28:07 BST 2012

On Sunday 29 April 2012 1:52:13 PM George Kiagiadakis wrote:
> Hi,
> As I am about to commit [1] for 4.9, I'd like to conclude with what to
> do about the kxmlrpcclient library.
> As discussed on that review request, it looks like a good idea to move
> this library from kdepimlibs to kdelibs. Other options are to make
> kde-runtime depend on kdepimlibs or bundle kxmlrpcclient together with
> drkonqi. I personally agree with moving, since this library is
> definitely useful for more than just PIM.
> The problem I see is that kdelibs master is frozen for new features.
> Can we make an exception for this? This cannot be done in the 4.8
> branch, as it will affect dependencies and packaging in 4.8.4. Or
> should this wait for frameworks? (in which case I guess no move will
> be necessary...)
> I volunteer of course to do the work.
1) kdepimlibs was specifically designed so it would be a fine low-level dependency.
When you see kdepimlibs you can think kdelibs/kdepim
There should be no reason not to depend on kdepimlibs

2) no exception for adding new libs to kdelibs 4.x will be granted

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