kde-baseapps dependency on kdelibs changed in 4.9 branch?

Dawit A adawit at kde.org
Tue Sep 11 14:51:22 BST 2012

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 6:27 AM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:

> It seems that the
> set(KDE_MIN_VERSION "4.7.97")

Was that done intentionally or was it forgotten to be updated for the KDE
4.9 release ? If the former, then have we now started guaranteeing forward
compatibility too ?

> that kde-baseapps mentions as required kdelibs version is not true
> anymore[1]
> and you now need unreleased kdelibs KDE/4.9 to build kde-baseapps KDE/4.9
> Are we OK with such a dependency change?

AFAIC, no such forward compatibility should have been allowed in the first
place. Otherwise, it would be impossible to fix bugs and regressions that
require the addition of new functionality in kdelibs. And we always have
had to do such fixing from time to time.
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