Rant: So you want help?
ps_ml at gmx.de
Fri Nov 5 16:51:10 CET 2010
Am 05.11.2010 16:27, schrieb Thomas Friedrichsmeier:
> On Friday 05 November 2010, Patrick Spendrin wrote:
>> Also we invested quite some time into this, which would be totally
>> useless if we chose to stay with one compiler.
> just for clarification (once again):
> I do not advocate changing anything about compiler support in emerge. I can
> absolutely see the merit of having several compilers, there.
> I do advocate changing something about the end-user side of things, i.e. the
> KDE windows installer. And of course about the barriers towards creating a
>> The compiler discussion is old already, and it won't be solved any time
>> soon. So let's try to focus on the other problems first.
> Yeah, I know, I'm late to the party. But BTW, if I'm not mistaken this is
> another example of a discussion that should have been had on the list, instead
> of behind the scenes.
> Anyway, so what about the more moderate variant of my suggestion: Chop the
> installer (and release) into different *independent* incarnations, one for each
> compiler. At least it would make it easier to break up the monumental task of
> creating a release into something more managable.
Well, making a restriction in the installer is the first task. The
sources for the installer are in trunk/kdesupport/kdewin-installer - it
is normal Qt application ;-)
Give me some time to look at the build process and fix it so I can
describe it more easily.
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