synching kactivities in kdelibs/4.7

Allen Winter winter at
Mon Sep 19 15:51:23 UTC 2011

On Monday 19 September 2011 10:27:18 AM Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to ask for comment about the plan to update the copy of 
> libkactivities (which resides in kdelibs/experimental/kactivities) to its 
> latest status. The latest status is BIC compared with the copy in kdelibs, but 
> required to build workspace master, and Plasma Active.
> Moving towards Frameworks 5, we've split out the kactivities library into its 
> own repo (kde:kactivities), but left, for compat reasons, a copy back in 
> kdelibs (which now ran out of date).
> Initially, I thought we could get away with this, but it causes more headache 
> than I think we should bear, especially with kdelibs master being frozen, and 
> the changes just touching the experimental lib.
> Right now, kde-workspace master depends on these changes, and so does Plasma 
> Active. There are no other users that I know of, so the scope of this change 
> is rather minimal.
> Any objections to this?
To avoid confusion and having overlapping installations of libkactivities
I think you need to rename the new kactivities.

Maybe even go so far as to deprecate the old kactivities in kdelibs 4.7

kactivities-ng or some-such for the new version

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