CI Requirements - Lessons Not Learnt?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sat Jan 21 23:58:58 GMT 2017

Kevin Kofler wrote:
> The new xkbcommon requirement is also an issue for us in Fedora. The new
> xkbcommon 0.7.0 is only available in Rawhide and it is doubtful that it
> will ever be backported to Fedora 25 or 24. So, if we cannot get
> libxkbcommon updated, we will either be unable to provide your new Plasma
> releases for our stable releases, or we will be forced to add a patch to
> revert your dependency bump, as we already had to do for Qt in the past:
> (Yes, this reintroduced a bug. It was just not possible to fix that bug
> with the xkbcommon that was available in the Fedora 19 release. Fedora 20
> eventually got the xkbcommon update, so we were able to drop this patch
> there. We still had to patch Qt for the old xcb-xkb (which could not be
> updated due to a soname bump) though.)

For the record, xkbcommon was updated to 0.7.1 in Fedora 25 as a response to , so this particular 
dependency is no longer an issue for this particular Fedora release.

        Kevin Kofler

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