synching kactivities in kdelibs/4.7
sebas at kde.org
Mon Sep 19 16:30:50 UTC 2011
On Monday, September 19, 2011 11:51:23 Allen Winter wrote:
> 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 in kdelibs (which now ran out of date).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
Eeh, the whole point of it being in /experimental/ is so that we do not have
to resort to "solutions" like this.
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