[Marble-devel] Re: Marble 1.1 released

Raphael Kubo da Costa kubito at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 21:32:23 CEST 2011

Readding tackat and marble-devel@ to the CC list. Remember they are not
subscribed to kde-packager@ :)

Scott Kitterman <kde at kitterman.com> writes:
> On Tuesday, April 19, 2011 02:52:08 PM Andreas K. Huettel wrote:
>> > The second question is also related to this: contrary to what is usual,
>> > we already package marble separately from kdeedu, however we expect to
>> > extract it from the kdeedu's tarball and build it with this packaging
>> > structure in mind. If there are plans for other separate releases, it
>> > means we will periodically need to change the build scripts to depend
>> > and use kdeedu's tarball and sometimes use Marble's separate tarball.
>> Same with Gentoo... we would have to make up a numbering scheme so the
>> Gentoo version number of Marble 1.1 is larger than 4.6.x and smaller than
>> 4.7, and in addition, now an "out of cycle" release replaces one of the
>> KDE SC libraries, a sure way to QA hell... :]
>> We already have a similar (but way bigger) problem with the upcoming
>> "Digikam 2.0 Software Collection", which requires replacing core
>> kdegraphics libraries with their own "above 4.6, below 4.7" versions.
>> There the Gentoo QA team decided after some discussion that Digikam 2.0
>> will not go into any official Gentoo repository unless this is fixed and
>> Digikam works with officially released libraries.
> Kubuntu is at a point in it's release cycle where it wouldn't be appropriate 
> for us to update to a new feature version, but if we were able to, we'd have 
> all the same issues (and have made the same conclusions about Digikam 2.0).
> Scott K

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