Detecting Phonon version

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at
Tue May 5 12:37:23 CEST 2009

On Sun, May 03, 2009 at 07:33:19AM -0400, Allen Winter wrote:
> On Saturday 02 May 2009 5:33:29 am Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > I was trying to build kdereview/mplayerthumbs and it requires Phonon 4.4 
> > (i.e., the trunk/kdesupport version), which is still unreleased. However, 
> > I don't see any checks for the version number anywhere.
> > 
> > FindPhonon.cmake does print the version number, which means the checking 
> > is possible. But my question is: should we change this? Or should we 
> > simply expect that people use the Phonon version that was (or will be) 
> > released alongside that KDE version, or later?
> > 
> Seems a question for the Release Team and Matthias:
> Do we require Phonon 4.4 for KDE 4.3?

Phonon is a dependency of Qt (for webkit) so it makes no sense to
release it as anything other than part of Qt.  If the version has to
change outwith Qt releases there should be a blessed patch or updated
tar from Qt.


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