KDE Telepathy has an unreleased dependency

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Wed Feb 25 14:38:19 GMT 2015

On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 2:04 AM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> El Dimarts, 24 de febrer de 2015, a les 11:52:55, Martin Klapetek va escriure:
>> I just realized that one of the main dependencies, KPeople, will be released
>> only after KDE Applications Beta 2 as it's targeting KF 5.8 (released 12th
>> March
>> while KDE Apps Beta 2 is released 11th March).
>> I'm not sure what should be done in this case; we could perhaps move the 5.8
>> release two days earlier, but this would still miss Beta 1.
>> So uhh...what should we do?
> I can see three options:
> a) Do not release KPeople as part of frameworks but as part of KDE
> Applications 15.04 (and move it later to frameworks)
> b) Do not release KDE Telepathy as part of KDE Applications 15.04
> c) Give KDE Telepathy an exception to only join on Beta 3 of KDE Applications
> 15.04
> a) will make packagers unhappy because we'd move something around again,
> creating more friction and confusion
> b) is bad since KDE Telepathy fills a hole in our KF5-based series of apps
> So i'd say let's go c) even if it makes me very unhappy that we have to resort
> to that.
> Other opinions?
> Cheers,
>   Albert
>> Cheers

At the moment KPeople is an optional dependency, there's still the
possibility to use it without KPeople. This shouldn't be a
show-stopper, even less for the Beta versions.


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