KDE 4.0 Beta2 preliminary tarballs available for testing

Jason Harris kstars at 30doradus.org
Thu Aug 30 03:00:37 CEST 2007

Hi Dirk,

Can you tell me where "the usual place" is?


On Wednesday 29 August 2007 17:14, Dirk Mueller wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just finished uploading the first round of Beta2 tarballs at the usual
> place. Highlights:
> a) no kdetoys. it wouldn't be useful anyway, as it contains only kicker
> applets. Plus, it doesn't build (yet)
> b) kdebase is split into a -workspace part and the rest. for X11, you have
> to compile kdelibs/kdepimlibs/kdebase-workspace/kdebase/rest, for other
> platforms you have to do the same, except leave out kdebase-workspace
> c) I have no trust that stuff is compiling. Note the tarballs are different
> from SVN and slightly different from the SVN tag, so you really want to
> test the tarballs. SVN was broken all day at different places for different
> reasons. I repeat: please test the tarballs, do not generate snapshots from
> SVN.
> d) I have little confidence that the result is usable. I'll test the first
> round of binary packages tomorrow.
> e) the xdeltas are probably broken.
> f) l10n tarballs are still being regenerated. I had to restart them at
> least 4 times because of various stupid bugs, and it takes over 6 hours to
> generate them. I hope I have something tomorrow (ehh, later today).
> Things are in really bad shape right now. I'm not sure what to do to
> improve. Please give feedback.
> Thanks,
> Dirk
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