Requiring cmake 2.8.9 for kdelibs 4.10 ?
neundorf at kde.org
Sat Sep 29 12:19:30 BST 2012
On Saturday 29 September 2012, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> On Saturday 29 September 2012 11:48:03 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > On Saturday 29 September 2012, André Wöbbeking wrote:
> > > Hi Alex,
> > >
> > > On Saturday 29 September 2012 10:36:55 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > > > I know this will cause some effort, because I guess only few
> > > > distributions already come with CMake 2.8.9, but doing this once
> > > > again after 2 1/2 years seems acceptable for me.
> > >
> > > Do you really need 2.8.9 or would 2.8.8 from April also be sufficient?
> > > The older version would probably cause less trouble?!?
> > Actually I'd prefer 2.8.10, to be released beginning of November, which
> > might even still make it before the dependency freeze :-)
> please don't. Debian testing and the next Kubuntu release is currently at
> 2.8.9 (Debian in fact at 2.8.9~rc1-1)
Do you mean they ship cmake 2.8.9 rc1 ?
They should not do that, this can break all kinds of stuff.
> and given that both are frozen there
> is no possibility to get in a new version.
> Using a later version means quite a high entry level for hacking on KDE.
I know that.
Installing cmake is as simple as wget'ing the file und untarring it to /opt/.
But how does that differ from requiring other very recent packages, including
Beside, we didn't upgrade cmake since more than 2 years...
But ok, I did not seriously propose to require CMake 2.8.10.
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