Git transition for kdelibs and kdebase

Torgny Nyblom kde at
Wed Dec 8 19:00:18 CET 2010

On Wed, 8 Dec 2010 09:50:33 -0800
"Aaron J. Seigo" <aseigo at> wrote:

> On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, Anne-Marie Mahfouf wrote:
> > - 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)
> it needs to be announced, yes; i think Ian wanted to pass it by release team 
> first to be sure everything is ok with release engineering before announcing 
> it to the entire community.

As did I with the KDEPIM repos (
This was also posted to scm-interest and the pim list. No message has been sent to c-d yet but from the impression I've gotten any message about the git migration is ignored by the vast majority :(

> kdebase is splitting because it's already 3 modules: runtime, apps and 
> workspace. a good test for this is that the 3 kdebase modules are not allowed 
> to depend on each other at build time and they are packaged as three separate 
> chunks by packagers. kdebase is "special" that way; no other module that i 
> know of is actually multiple modules in one. 

kdepim is also a dual module (kdepim and kdepim-runtime).


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