KDE 4.7 Beta1 (4.6.80) tarballs uploaded (try#1)

Scott Kitterman kde at kitterman.com
Sun May 22 16:50:33 CEST 2011

Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:

>On Sunday 22 May 2011, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
>> So, what I'm doing right now for kdesupport is to create one
>> CMakeLists.txt, which contains all the contained projects (automoc4,
>> phonon, attica, akonadi, ...) via the externalproject()-feature from
>> CMake.
>> What it does, is it gets and updates all the sources from git,
>> builds and installs them.
>> So it feels almost like it did before.
>Unfortunately, this is of no use for us packagers because we are banned
>policy (and at least in Fedora, this is enforced by the build system)
>downloading stuff during build. We can only work from tarballs. (If we
>want to 
>package a snapshot, we have to check it out, tar it, then package the 
>resulting tarball.)

The same is true for Ubuntu.

Scott K
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