kdesupport rearrangement

Benoit Jacob jacob.benoit.1 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 15:59:01 CEST 2008

There are a couple of issues with svn external...

AFAIK relative svn externals (like "../../path") are only handled by
SVN client >= 1.5

absolute svn externals are a pain, they have to point to anonsvn which
causes several issues, e.g. svn:// blocked by firewalls.

I'm not an expert though!


2008/9/29, Pino Toscano <toscano.pino at tiscali.it>:
> Hi,
>> For each main kde tree we will create a tag. For example for the current
>> stable KDE release we create a tags/kdesupport-for-4.1/. Within that
>> folder
>> there are (cheap)copies of the kdesupport libraries which should be used
>> for compiling the KDE 4.1 tree. For example:
>> tags/kdesupport-for-4.1/phonon/    (svn cp'ed from tags/phonon/4.2.0)
>> tags/kdesupport-for-4.1/strigi/    (svn cp'ed from
>> tags/strigi/strigi/0.5.11) tags/kdesupport-for-4.1/qca/    (svn cp'ed from
>> tags/qca/2.0.1)
> Why not svn:externals to either the last stable release (tag), or /branches
> with externals to the "stable" branches?
> --
> Pino Toscano

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