Packaging 4.9: kdelibs?

Allen Winter winter at
Tue May 22 22:02:40 UTC 2012

On Tuesday 22 May 2012 5:36:54 PM Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> Soooo, now that I've bitten the bait and decided to package 4.9 beta 1 myself 
> I have a question :D
> kdelibs is special since we don't have a master branch to package, i need to 
> package from the 4.8 branch, that's fine *but* the issue is that i have to 
> increase the version number and thus I can't tag 4.8.80 since I can't commit 
> the version number increase to 4.8 branch.
> Ben suggests we create the 4.9 branch already. That'd go along with Martin's 
> suggestion to create the 4.9 branch too.
You have to modify the version number in a "dirty" kdelibs 4.8 checkout and tar that.

Do not push any tags until the packagers have verified your tarballs are ok.

please also look at the checklist in the kde-common/release subdir.
there's a crapload of little things to do in there.

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