Drop Kopete from Release Service?

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Tue Jan 12 21:49:48 GMT 2021


El dimarts, 12 de gener de 2021, a les 22:48:03 CET, Albert Astals Cid va escriure:
> El dimarts, 12 de gener de 2021, a les 17:35:30 CET, Sandro KnauƟ va escriure:
> > Hey,
> > 
> > we as Debian maintainer team do not see kopete not more suitable to ship to 
> > users, as it does seem dead from KDE side and additionally jingle stuff seems 
> > even more dead than the rest of kopete [1]. I also heard that Ubuntu is not 
> > happy about the current state of kopete and wished, that they not shipping it.
> > This will end with, that the next Debian stable won't ship kopete anymore. 
> > I would highly suggest to drop kopete from release service as long as nobody 
> > steps up to care about it.
> > I'm requesting this with a big sigh as a long happy users of kopete. Many 
> > thanks for the work people put into kopete but sometimes it is time to say 
> > goodbye :( But maybe this mail will motivate people to re-accelerate the 
> > momentum.
> > 
> > The big blockers we see are:
> > 
> > kopete: segfaults when is using libjingle-call
> > https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=948987
> > 
> > kopete: FTBFS: error: template with C linkage
> > https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=979388
> > 
> > [kopete] crash if I try to join a groupchannel
> > https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=941117
> 
> Are this reported in the actual kopete bug tracker?
> 
> Is the app unusable or just some features are?
> 
> If some features are broken maybe we can just disable those if they are not easy to fix.
> 
> > Additionally we have some patches on top to at least keep it building, that 
> > surely should been added inside KDE. I can create MRs if someone steps up 
> > maintaining it:
> > https://salsa.debian.org/qt-kde-team/kde/kopete/-/tree/master/debian/patches
> 
> How can it be crashing in jingle if
> 
> set(BUILD_JINGLE FALSE)
> 
> in protocols/CMakeLists.txt ?
> 
> Maybe you're distro-patching too much?

Meh, ignore me, i can't read, it starts defined as false and then it's set to true after a series of checks.

Cheers,
  Albert

> 
> Cheers,
>   Albert
> 
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Sandro
> > 
> > [1] https://invent.kde.org/network/kopete/-/compare/v18.12.0...v20.12.1
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