KDE Frameworks Release Cycle

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Wed May 7 15:22:39 BST 2014

On Monday, May 05, 2014 11:11:53 Martin Klapetek wrote:
> However this highly depends on the distro policies - if some of the big
> distros say "we will not update KF5 every month because our policies", then
> the 6 months buffer is just moved elsewhere, at the distro level because
> they will update only with the new release.

Worse, they'll stack up: Wait for new kdelibs first (could take up to 7 
months, including freezes, and only then the distro freeze period (imagine the 
target kdelibs release is just past the distro freeze deadline). You'll easily 
end up with "this bug will be fixed in one year".

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