Git transition for kdelibs and kdebase
annma at kde.org
Wed Dec 8 16:39:46 CET 2010
On Sunday 05 December 2010 02:04:51 Ian Monroe wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Tom Albers <toma at kde.org> wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> I understand that the kdepim is moving to Git on Dec 20th, since this
> >> lines up with the release schedule.
> >> I've started work with the Git transition for kdelibs and kdebase. My
> >> goal is to do the git conversion at the same time.
> >> So I'm just double checking that this makes sense with the release
> >> team.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Ian Monroe
> > I can't see the difference between packaging kdepim from git and
> > packaging kdelibs from git, scripts need to be adjusted anyways,
> > applying that to more modules should not matter much... Right?
> > As long as the structure is being kept the same. You might want to
> > discuss it with kcd though...
> Yea it should be the same. The plasma folks decided that kdebase is to
> be split into three repos, though I'm guessing that doesn't make much
> difference either.
> I'll send kcd a message when I have a more complete kdelibs git repo
> put together, should happen fairly.
- the 20th December is just before Christmas, some devels will not be aware of
the change (I think most are not aware at all on what's going on)
- will everything from kdelibs and kdebase and kdepim move (trunk = 4.7 and
- why would some split and other not?
- what about other modules? isn't it possible to have a snapshot on the
current state of things? what about l10n?
- what about documentation for developers? what needs to be done?
All this is not on the scope of this mailing list though and should be
discussed quite quickly.
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