Unannounced optional runtime dependency for SC 4.5: Cagibi 0.1 in kdesupport

Maciej Mrozowski reavertm at gmail.com
Tue Jul 20 04:29:26 CEST 2010

On Tuesday 13 of July 2010 23:04:26 Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> Hi,
> due to a broken laptop and other real life circumstances I completely
> missed to announce in time another, while optional and at runtime,
> dependency for the SC 4.5 release, for the network:/ kio-slave in
> kdebase/runtime/kioslave/network:
> 	Cagibi 0.1(.0) from kdesupport (tagged in /tags/cagibi/0.1.0)
> Cagibi is a daemon for SSDP (the discovery part of UPnP) and, if accessable
> via D-Bus, used to also show UPnP devices/services in the network:/
> kio-slave listings, otherwise silently ignore that data source. If the url
> info is present, a click on the UPnP device/service item will forward the
> user to the web interface of the respective device/service, e.g. of the
> router or media server.
> There is no cmake check (yet), as I had no idea how to test for a service
> only accessed via D-Bus (direct D-Bus calls, no D-Bus api xml installed
> yet to test for). So you won't have noticed this dependency from the
> builds.
> I (and some users) might be happy if you still consider adding Cagibi as
> official optional dependency, also by adding it to tags/kdesupport-for-4.5
> :) If not, no harm is done, but it would be good to get this stuff out in

I'm afraid you would need to release official cagibi source tarball to have it 
considered by distro packagers (especially before adding it as a buildsystem 
dependency). Until then likely nobody is going to pick it up.



More information about the release-team mailing list