[kde-solaris] kde-3.4.3

Stephen Fitch scf.code at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 15:24:57 CET 2005

Superb... Thanks for the update Stefan... and much more importantly
thanks for all the work on this project...

Eagerly awaiting 3.4.3 and 3.5...



On 12/7/05, Stefan Teleman <steleman at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 December 2005 16:09, Stephen Fitch wrote:
> > Better still when will 3.5 for Solaris (10 - please) be available...
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Stephen
> >
> > On 12/7/05, Georg Vogel <georg.vogel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > hi,,
> > >
> > > when will kde-3.4.3 for solaris be released?
> i am now doing the final build for 3.4.3. this means that at the end of
> next
> week i will have all the  packages available, after a final thorough
> testing
> on both platforms.
> i apologize for having taken such a long with this release -- but i really
> wanted to provide new functionality which was not available before, and i
> also polished a lot of little bugs or features which were incomplete until
> now. tracking down these little details and coming up with a fix can
> sometimes be very time consuming. in addition to working Xine/Kaffeine
> (including OSD menus, subtitles and everything you would expect from a DVD
> player), a working build of K3B will also be included with 3.4.3. getting
> Xine and K3B working took a very long time and it involved rewriting quite
> a
> lot of very cryptic code (liba52dec, ffmpeg/avcodec and some of the thread
> concurrency scheduling in Xine and libdvd*'s, as well as the entire SCSI
> subsystem interface in K3B). in spite of being an industry standard, the
> Linux SCSI API is completely incompatible with the Solaris SCSI API. and
> the
> SCSI API for DVD drives/burners is very tricky.
> after next week i will start work on 3.5. i have seen there are a lot of
> changes in the 3.5 code, so it will probably take me a month to get 3.5fully
> working cleanly. fortunately, i will not have to re-release the big
> KDErequired package for 3.5, i will reuse the one from 3.4.3 which is in
> pretty good shape right now.
> i realize that it's taken me very long to release 3.4.3, but i thought it
> would be better to build a release with significant improvements and
> fixes,
> rather than keep releasing the same things over and over again ...
> thank you very much for your patience.
> --Stefan
> --
> Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
> steleman at nyc.rr.com                          -Monty Python
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