RFC: Release Management Going Forward
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Jun 22 19:20:13 CEST 2011
On 06/22/2011 10:52 AM, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 June 2011, Dirk Mueller wrote:
>> On Tuesday 21 June 2011, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>> Fwiw, in fedora, we hacked the 4.6.80 kde.org tarballs and build-process
>>> to be as-close-to-monolithic as possible.
>> and do you continue to do that or would you rather see KDE providing those
>> monolithic tarballs?
monolithic (per sebas' offer to continue to do just that, and revisit
the idea of non-monolithic ones for 4.8).
>> Personally, I don't see how we can continue releasing both monolithic and
>> split tarballs over a longer time, mostly due to work load reasons, unless
>> I find a way to script this together (which I doubt..).
> Can you please explain what you need exactly ?
> Have you seen my announcement for KDE "SuperBuilds" ?
> You can use them e.g. to build the complete kdegraphics (similar to kdesrc-
> build) and you can also use it to create just a kdegraphics source tarball:
> "make UpdateAll&& make package", which can then be unpacked anywhere and
To be clear, this can make reproducible 4.7.x tarballs, or just 4.7
branch snapshots? or both? (Regardless of the answer, the work here is
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