kde-baseapps dependency on kdelibs changed in 4.9 branch?
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Tue Sep 11 16:31:42 BST 2012
El Dimarts, 11 de setembre de 2012, a les 10:42:09, Dawit A va escriure:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> > El Dimarts, 11 de setembre de 2012, a les 09:51:22, Dawit A va escriure:
> > > 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 ?
> > It was done on purpose. Why require newer kdelibs when you don't need
> > them.
> Because you really don't know that you need them until you actually do ?
> Like I said bug fixes and regressions sometimes require changes in kdelibs.
> If we purposefully shackle ourselves to forward compatibility then such
> bugs and regressions, no matter how bad, cannot be fixed until the next
> major release. If that is acceptable for the sake of being forward
> compatible, then that is fine. However, I really do not see the point of
> it. Why would anyone want to use new version of applications with the older
> version of the required libraries ?
Because person XYZ does not want to compile an unreleased kdelibs to
contribute patches to dolphin?
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