CI Requirements - Lessons Not Learnt?
neundorf at kde.org
Thu Jan 5 20:13:52 GMT 2017
On 2017 M01 5, Thu 16:11:43 CET Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Ben Cooksley wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 10:28 PM, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> >> It should be rather obvious that we don't introduce new dependencies
> >> because we like to. There is a very important software reason to it.
> >> That's the case for the xkbcommon dependency increase. Should I have let
> >> the code broken as it was, expecting half a year of bug reports till
> >> build.kde.org has the base upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04?
> > That's what #ifdef is for...
> The new xkbcommon requirement is also an issue for us in Fedora.
IMO bumping dependencies is not only a problem for CI and distros, but also
for normal contributors.
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