Question about git repository layout + releases

David Faure faure at
Thu Oct 21 18:06:50 CEST 2010

On Friday 15 October 2010, Christoph Cullmann wrote:
> On 10/09/2010 02:37 PM, Christoph Cullmann wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Kate is atm in kdesdk, KWrite in kdebase/apps and the part in kdelibs.
> > 
> > We played with unifying all three parts (+ the ktexteditor interfaces) in
> > one git repository on gitorious since some months.
> > 
> > It makes development much easier, given most times you need to touch all
> > parts (beside the interfaces).
> > 
> > Now the git migration is on the move and we need to leave gitorious soon
> > (at least else there will be problems, like there will be no longer a
> > kde- developers group and so on).
> > 
> > I would naturally like to just move the current repo to and
> > later, when the other parts of kde move remove the kate parts from
> > kdesdk/kdebase/libs.
> > 
> > I guess ktexteditor interfaces must stay there, as they are part of
> > kdelibs API. That can be stripped again from the kate repo if needed.
> > 
> > No my question: Whereas the git stuff is no problem itself, is it then
> > still possible to have the kate repo auto-released with KDE SC like atm?
> > 
> > And if not, how is the splitting of modules like kdesdk or others be
> > handled then?
> Hi,
> perhaps I am a pain, but: ping, any update?
> The kde-developers group will vanish in some weeks, would like to know
> what to do ;)

I'm not sure, but it seems to me that the sysadmin team (not me, the actual 
sysadmins) has currently a better overview on the git migration than release-
team. You should probably ask them (#kde-sysadmin on irc, or sysadmin@ email).

David Faure, faure at,
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