Where to put a lib?
winter at kde.org
Wed Mar 18 13:07:32 CET 2009
On Monday 16 March 2009 5:33:38 pm you wrote:
> Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> > Allen Winter wrote:
> >> Redirecting to the release team...
> >> On Monday 16 March 2009 9:51:55 am Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> We Amarok people have split out our Taglib plugins into something
> >>> standalone for a couple reasons...partially because we split out one of
> >>> our helper programs in a separate package (so they can both depend on
> >>> it), and partially so that other people can use it. Right now it lives
> >>> in trunk/playground/multimedia/taglib-extras, but we want to get it
> >>> released very soon.
> >>> Where is the right place to put this? Keep it living where it is? Or
> >>> put it in trunk/kdesupport? Or...?
> >> Is it Qt-only?
> >> If so, it could certainly go into kdesupport.
> > Well, it's Taglib-only. Its only hard dependency is Taglib, which
> > itself is in kdesupport.
> > It does have optional support for KDE integration (where it uses
> > KMimeType to help figure out what type of file it is), but this defaults
> > to Off.
> > Still kdesupport material?
> If there are no objections to the optional KDE integration in
> Taglib-Extras by tomorrow, I will move it to kdesupport.
Just keep in mind that kdesupport is not a dumping ground.
Typically, you must manage everything yourself there.
For example, you need to handle tagging and packaging yourself,
as that is not done automatically. Of course, there are those
here who can help you.
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