[kde-freebsd] ports/185488: [patch] net/kdenetwork4: add optional dependency on knemo
Adriaan de Groot
groot at kde.org
Wed Jan 15 22:17:57 UTC 2014
On Tuesday 14 January 2014 11:20:01 Anton Sayetsky wrote:
> 2014/1/13 Max Brazhnikov <makc at freebsd.org>:
> > I actually like the idea to inform users about other KDE applications,
> but I > don't think bloating port dependencies is appropriate way to do it.
> > How about pkg-message with list of ports for the most popular apps (we
> can > take above-mentioned from KDE site)?
> > if you don't know about knemo, how would you know about kdeextragear4?
> I'll give you a single answer to above questions.
> I think that the best way is:
> 1. Create meta-port for extragear (someone should find another
> extragear apps in ports tree).
> 2. Add appropriate deps to it. (And remove duplicates from other kde*4
> ports.) 3. Add kdeextragear4 dep to x11/kde4.
That sounds like an excellent way to promote the Applications part of KDE --
there's all the core / base stuff (what's known as the Software Collection
right now) and then there's a wide range of interesting apps that can be
considered part of the "extra's". You might know them by name, or, with this
suggestion, know that the "extragear" port contains a (longish) list of
But it'll take some setting up, yeah, and sorting out: is digikam an
extragear? How about tupi (well, that one's totally new still)?
There's a thread on kde-community right now about reconsidering what all are
useful applications (e.g. kfloppy isn't, any more).
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