D5471: Prefer `plasmashell --version` to get Plasma version
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Sun Apr 16 11:21:13 UTC 2017
fvogt added a comment.
I don't know why openSUSE started replacing the upstream plasma5 session file with something that is basically an exact copy, I was not involved in the process.
However, I also think that it is wrong and needs to be cleaned up.
I can only think of a single valid reason to do this: Independence of the plasma version and the version of plasma-workspace.
This does make sense for maintenance updates, as our maintenance team does not accept packages without bugfixes.
So if there was a release of plasma without any changes to plasma-workspace, it would not get updated and the old version stays.
It's definitely on my todo list to fix this, but as it's only a cosmetic issue (the files are identical except for the version number) it's fairly low priority.
To: ngraham, #plasma
Cc: fvogt, sitter, ltoscano, plasma-devel, spstarr, progwolff, lesliezhai, ali-mohamed, jensreuterberg, abetts, sebas, apol
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