Moving 'KStars' to extragear
aleixpol at kde.org
Thu Nov 9 23:40:17 UTC 2017
On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 9:56 PM, Christoph Feck <cfeck at kde.org> wrote:
> KStars developers can no longer align to the KDE Applications release
> schedules. 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.
> Additionally, bug fixes were since then not committed to the intended 'KDE
> Applications/17.08' branch.
> 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.
>  https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=385781#c8
>  http://knro.blogspot.de/
>  https://cgit.kde.org/kstars.git/log/?h=Applications/17.08
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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