[PATCH] Making Soprano optional (again) in kdelibs

Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto jmbsvicetto at gentoo.org
Wed Dec 30 17:31:03 CET 2009

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On 30-12-2009 11:59, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 December 2009 13:42:11 Dror Levin wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 14:31, Sebastian Kügler <sebas at kde.org> wrote:
>>  I'm starting to get really amazed how people are willing to condemn the
>>  use of databases without even coming up with a single performance
>>  measurement backing up the claims of bloat. And then people go wild based
>>  on wrong assumptions. :/
>>  We can do better than that, no
>> You're getting this all wrong. The "bloat" Jorge was talking about is added
>>  dependencies for common and shared libraries. Our problem is not with e.g.
>>  kmail using akonadi+mysql, but with kdelibs now *requiring*
>>  soprano+viruoso, even for people who only install it to get k3b running.
>>  All we are asking for is to make these dependencies in common libraries
>>  optional instead of mandatory so that people who don't need the added
>>  dependencies can get away without them.
> Fair enough. :) I believe this particular problem has been solved, no?

Indeed it has.
Thank you.

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