KFileMetaData: External Plugins

Boudhayan Gupta bgupta at kde.org
Wed Mar 30 09:45:21 BST 2016

On 28 March 2016 at 00:22, Varun Joshi <varunj.1011 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> As a part of my Season of KDE project, I added the ability for
> KFileMetaData to use plugins written in languages other than C++.
> These plugins have dependencies (like the PDF writer plugin depends on
> PyPDF2) that we probably shouldn't add to the core kfilemetadata
> package.
> Boudhayan Gupta suggested making a new package 'kfilemetadata-extras'
> to handle all the external plugins and their dependencies. Or maybe we
> could have individual plugins live in individual packages. What is the
> best way forward?

My 2c for an all-in-one extras package, but with a CMake config that
allows building individual plugins too if need be.

Question is, where do we put it? frameworks, or kdesupport, or
somewhere else entirely?

-- Boudhayan

> --
> Regards,
> Varun Joshi

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