Phonon 4.2 and integration for Qt 4.5

Matthias Kretz kretz at
Mon Jun 16 09:47:46 BST 2008

On Saturday 14 June 2008, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Matthias Kretz wrote:
> >[ ] The reason still does not justify breaking SC.
> I don't think it justifies, because there are third-party backends in
> writing. If people can't build them after they've upgraded KDE, they'll
> think the backend is broken. The thing is, the authors of the backend are
> not at fault, it's Phonon that changed.
> Otherwise, we'll end up with hell:
>  - install phonon 4.x
>  - build backends Foo and Bar
>  - install phonon 4.y
>  - build backend Baz

Yes, I agree that this is an issue for packagers and testers. I was only 
thinking about backend developers when I thought breaking SC is best...

OK, so I'll come up with a patch for phonon/4.2 how to avoid SC breakage.

Matthias Kretz (Germany)                            <><
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