Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Sun Dec 21 10:26:04 GMT 2014

On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 5:31 AM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at> wrote:
> El Diumenge, 14 de desembre de 2014, a les 18:57:44, Tobias Leupold va
> escriure:
>> Hi list!
>> recently, I requested to move libkface from extragear/libs to to
>> kdegraphics/libs, because KPhotoAlbum began to use it as the first
>> non-Digikam program. This has been done in the meantime and now, we have a
>> Digikam- independent libkface release to be found in unstable/applications
>> (which can be used by distributors to create Digikam-independent libkface
>> packages). Thanks again for the move :-)
>> Recently, we started to use another library from Digikam in KPhotoAlbum,
>> libkgeomap. Would it be possible (of course after some review etc.) to do
>> the same with this library, for the same reasons? Probably,
>> kdegraphics/libs would not be the right place for libkgeomap, as it depends
>> on Marble, but kde-edu.
>> Gilles Caulier from Digikam recently suggested that I asked for that,
>> because apparently a lot of patching has been done to libkgeomap so that a
>> stand-alone library release would be possible. I'm sure that the libkgeomap
>> maintainers (esp. Gilles Caulier) will gladly change what has to be changed
>> to get an independent release, and we would get the same benefits of it as
>> the libkface move made.
>> What do you think?
> Noone else has an opinion at all?

This seems like a sound move from my perspective - ensuring libraries
get regular releases is important for both future users of the library
and ensuring users get the fixes which are made over time without
having to do a feature upgrade.

> Cheers,
>   Albert


>> Cheers, Tobias

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