adding kwebkitpart to KDE SC

David Faure faure at
Sun Mar 25 21:29:14 UTC 2012

On Sunday 25 March 2012 08:14:05 Allen Winter wrote:
> On Saturday 24 March 2012 8:16:28 PM David Faure wrote:
> > Hello release team,
> > 
> > How do we get kwebkitpart (separate git module) released together with the
> > rest of KDE SC (rather than "on its own schedule" as it was supposed to
> > be, in extragear)?
> > 
> > Moving to kde-baseapps would do the job, but this requires replaying
> > history, and will create trouble if we ever want to modularize it out
> > again.
> > 
> > So is there a simple way to mark it as "part of KDE SC", so that it's
> > released as a separate tarball, but together with the KDE SC releases?
> Why not treat kwebkitpart exactly like we do konsole?
> konsole lives in its own repo outside of kde-baseapps, but is conceptually
> part of kde-baseapps.

That would be perfect, indeed.

> Todo:
> 1) In the database, we would need to make kwebkitpart a
> child of kde-baseapps.

Who can do that? Do I need to file a sysadmin request, maybe?

> 2) ask Dirk to add it to the SC releases from 4.9
> and in the future

Are there scripts in svn where we can add this ourselves, to prevent the 
"let's hope dirk reads this" situation? :-)

Ideally should be used in these scripts, in fact, so that it 
happens automatically.

David Faure, faure at,
Sponsored by Nokia to work on KDE, incl. KDE Frameworks 5

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