[kde-solaris] Solaris and KDE
brian.foddy at nwa.com
Tue Sep 2 12:16:41 CEST 2003
Just wondering if there has been any notable updates since this
thead in July? I'm currently running my own build of 3.1.1
and looking to upgrade to 3.1.3. But if any of your builds are
ready, I'd certainly take a look.
Stefan Teleman wrote:
>All is peaceful again in KDE Land. :-) The packages will be back in
>their usual place until i finish 3.1.2 or 3.1.3, which will replace
>I would like to step up and ask everyone if they agree for me to be
>one of the official Solaris maintainers of KDE. I would be very
>honored to do this in an "official" role. I have a pretty fast Ultra
>60 at home (and i'm the only one using it :-), and i've been working
>on fixing khtml anyway (it's driving me nuts, i love it :-), so why
>not. Besides, i believe that an official maintainership of KDE
>Solaris will boost KDE's usage tremendously.
>I also do not have any "territorial claims" over KDE on Solaris.
>Actually, in my 12+ years of software engineering experience (which
>is what i do for a living), i have learned that more than one pair of
>eyes are always better than just one. So, i would very much welcome a
>joint effort for maintaining/porting KDE to Solaris.
>Please let me know. I hesitated to make this proposal until now
>because i did not want to come across as pushy or self-promoting.
>On Tuesday 29 July 2003 05:09, Eva Brucherseifer wrote:
>>On Tuesday 29 July 2003 09:56, Laurent Blume wrote:
>>>Stefan Teleman wrote:
>>>>I am just letting everyone know. I thought KDE was interested
>>>>in being available for, and being ported to, more than Linux. I
>>>>guess i must have been wrong.
>>>I still hope you were right, and that they will change their
>>>mind! I really wish Solaris packages would come out as fast as
>>>GNU/Linux ones, for both Sparc and x86 (since I'm using the
>>>Compiling to have the last version is not that hard, but it takes
>>Actually it all depends on an active packager who is subscribed to
>>the kde-packagers list and takes part in the discussions there. At
>>least that is how it works for the other OSes/distributions. All
>>source packages are announced there 2 weeks before the official
>>announcement and people try to synchronize the release of binary
>>So far there was no volunteer to take the full burden of
>>maintainership of solaris packages :-(
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