KDevelop and Frameworks

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Fri Jul 4 10:15:48 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Milian Wolff <mail at milianw.de> wrote:

> On Friday 04 July 2014 01:08:13 Aleix Pol wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just saw Alexander Richardson review request about deprecated
> KSharedPtr
> > and first thing I thought "why didn't I do that already?". Well, the
> > thinking behind was to do a minimalistic port [1] while features were
> > developed in master, so we could merge back easily.
> >
> > KDevelop 4.7 has been branched now, KF 5.0 has been released, so it's a
> > good moment to put it on the table.
> > How do you guys feel about a: git merge frameworks?
> Fine with me. I'll work on 1.7 until its released anyways and that should
> give
> me enough time to setup a kf5 toolchain.
> Speaking of which, we will have to update our wiki HowToCompile page, and
> at
> least announce it also on our user lists, the planet and our website. There
> are, after all, a lot of people who build kdev* from master. Furthermore, I
> would appreciate it, if either of those who successfully built KDevelop
> frameworks can document that in every detail. Paste your kdesrc-buildrc and
> dependent included configuration files. Create a list of frameworks that
> KDevelop requires.
> Also, I'm not sure how much master and 1.7 diverged. If there happened a
> lot,
> I vote for branching off master into a "legacy" branch just for people that
> stick to KDE 4 for now. Feature development will go to master/kf5 of
> course.
> Finally, I want to know what our GSOC students think of this (CC'ed).
> Would it
> be OK for you to setup a KF5 toolchain and continue your work there? If
> not, I
> guess it would be fine if we go the "legacy" way proposed above, and you'll
> continue your work there. Once GSOC is over, we can merge/rebase it on
> frameworks.
> Bye
That's a good point, maybe it would be interesting to wait until GSoC is
over to release a 4.8 version, so users can take advantage of the on-going
GSoC projects.

I don't think the GSoC students should change the platform they work on in
the middle of the project.

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