[kdevplatform] d3af706 Increase KDE requirement to 4.4 to fix the build f

Milian Wolff mail at milianw.de
Tue Jun 15 16:15:09 UTC 2010

David Nolden, 15.06.2010:
> That is bad, but I think the right ones to blame are the kate developers
> here, because we simply have no proper path to go available.
> KDevelop won't work properly with KDE 4.5 if we don't adapt it during the
> development cycle of KDE 4.5, and thus we inherently cannot wait for KDE
> 4.5 to be released just to start adapting KDevelop _then_.
> Maybe we should just split the development line into two paths:
> One towards KDevelop 4.0.1 which can depend on KDE 4.4, and the trunk which
> should go towards KDevelop 4.1, and which should depend on KDE 4.5.
> Those who cannot check out kdelibs trunk can work in the KDevelop 4.0.1
> branch, and the changes can at random points be ported upwards to trunk.
> We could also call them 4.1 and 4.2. Whether we have enough features to
> warrant a new minor release simply doesn't matter, I'm sure users will also
> be happy with a minor release that simply keeps the app running in a
> changin environment.

4.0.x should stay BIC and source compatible to 4.0.0 hence we cannot increase 
the version there anyways.

If at all, we speak about current KDevelop master, i.e. what will eventually 
become 4.1.

Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de
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