Moving 'KStars' to extragear

Aleix Pol aleixpol at
Thu Nov 9 23:40:17 UTC 2017

On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 9:56 PM, Christoph Feck <cfeck at> wrote:
> Hi,
> KStars developers can no longer align to the KDE Applications release
> schedules[1]. Development in KStars happens faster than we release our
> monthly packages.
> The result is that since July 2017 several KStars 2.8.x releases were
> announced, that were not available to users using our packages[2].
> Additionally, bug fixes were since then not committed to the intended 'KDE
> Applications/17.08' branch[3].
> The referenced bug report shows the confusion this causes to our users.
> I had hoped that my comments there could help to find a different solution,
> but given the outcome, I propose to move KStars to 'extragear' to allow
> KStars developers to use a tighter schedule.
> If in the future the development can again be aligned, KStars can certainly
> be accommodated again.
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

Makes sense to me. If that's the case I wonder why KStars didn't
request the change themselves.

The fact that is in extragear shouldn't have an effect on being or not
in KDE Edu.


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