[KDE/Mac] A Catch 22 problem with committing

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Mon Sep 1 20:33:49 UTC 2014

El Dilluns, 1 de setembre de 2014, a les 10:25:37, René J.V. Bertin va 
> On Sep 01, 2014, at 09:39, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> >> We are still using KDE 4.12 on Apple Mac and about to start with KDE
> >> 4.13, but libs on both of those are closed to backports --- and no
> >> longer released(?).  I could commit to KDE 4.14 libs, but there are only
> >> a few months left before they close too.> 
> > Would it be possible to leave those open for fixes related to platforms on
> > which KF5 cannot be run in "production mode" (i.e. by a nice large user
> > base). I haven't really yet apprehended how long KF5 is supposed to
> > contain KDE4 bacwards compatibility layers, but it seems clear that
> > (platform-specific) improvements/fixes to KDE4 are likely to be useful
> > for KF5 too. At least if my experience with kwallet and kauth are any
> > indication.
> Forgot to add: Are there many changes from KDE 4.13(.3) to KDE
> 4.14(.latest), does it have big changes like the move to Baloo in the
> transition from .12 to .13? If not, I suppose it'd be very useful to try to
> move to .14 ASAP, so that we still have time to propose fixes against that
> branch while it's still open. (We = MacPorts users)

Please stop CC'ing me this kind of generic questions. I'm not specially  
interested in MacOSX and I (nor probably anyone at this point) as a complete 
view of changes introduced in KDE Application releases.

You can probably read the announcement, from what it's in there, i'd say it's 
mostly smaller bits here and there.


> R

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