Plasma 5.2 bits for kdereview

David Edmundson david at
Thu Jan 8 21:05:45 GMT 2015

On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 5:54 PM, Luigi Toscano <luigi.toscano at>

> Jonathan Riddell ha scritto:
> > On Thu, Jan 08, 2015 at 07:33:58AM -0200, Lamarque Souza wrote:
> >>    Regarding ModemManagerQt, libbluedevil, libkscreen and baloo, they
> are
> >>    supposed to be frameworks stuff (not sure about baloo) but they are
> not
> >>    ready yet. Why not created a frameworks-next group to include them
> there
> >>    until they are ready to move to frameworks (being it KF5 or even KF6
> in
> >>    the future)? The Linux kernel has such a thing and it seems to work
> for
> >>    them.
> >
> > It's doubtful if they'll ever be ready for Frameworks which has strict
> > quality requirements. Setting up yet another place to put them just
> > means yet another person has to work out the release management bits
> > and the distros need to package them separately.  I don't see any
> > problem it solves and I do see extra work by not just making them
> > officially part of Plasma.
> Yes, of course having a different place requires some changes to the
> release
> tools. Please note that having them in a different place does not mean they
> can't released _for now_ at the same time as another big package like
> Plasma
> (and go with a different release schedule when needed).
> I still think that having this kind of modules (libraries) formally
> separated
> is coherent with the vision of the post-kdelibs4 world.
> That said, there is no consensus here, as it seems I'm expressing I'm part
> of
> a minority view and I'm not in the release team, if no one else says
> anything
> else I would stop here for this specific case. If the problem surfaces
> again
> in future for more and more modules, I would raise it again.

FWIW, I think it's a good idea.
I  just don't think it's viable to be discussing it the day we tag a

If it's something you want to push for, raise it before another problem
surfaces, as otherwise it'll just be too late to do anything again.
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