[Kde-scm-interest] On Amarok Switching to Git

Ian Monroe ian.monroe at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 23:23:01 CET 2009

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Mark Constable <markc at renta.net> wrote:
> On 2009-01-21, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> Ian Monroe wrote:
>> >> Shouldn't phonon still have just one home?
>> There's no need for a central server. Remember, this is Git we're talking
>> about :-)
>> git.kde.org will be KDE's home for Phonon and labs.qtsoftware.com will be
>> Qt's version of it.
> So from a packagers point of view, I would still have to use the
> labs.qt version to build qt(-snapshot) and kde's for kde(-svn|4.2)
> because the labs.qt version can't (for license reasons) contain the
> phonon-xine, phonon-vlc or phonon-mplayer backends.
> Would it not be better to host the canonical version @ git.kde.org?
> GIT Is Terrific for developers but it could lead to even more of a
> confusing mess for packagers and distros.
> --markc

Phonon already is a mess in this way, Trolltech already keeps their
own branch etc. What Thiago is proposing is just perpetuating the
status quo.


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