Regression of KItemWidgetDelegate in 4.12

Martin Graesslin mgraesslin at
Wed Dec 11 19:20:54 UTC 2013

On Wednesday 11 December 2013 19:59:51 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> Hi guys, seems that 4.12 is hit by a pretty bad regression in
> KItemWidgetDelegate (patches that don't seem to have been reviewed, but I
> won't fight that now)
> More info at
> It seems we're not going to have a fix for today, that is when we are
> supposed to tag 4.12 packages.
> I personally would favor reverting the commits but I don't know if that may
> break something else so i'm a bit hesitant to do it without Andras comments.
> My suggestion at this point is:
>  * Tag all the repos tonight as scheduled
>  * Hope someone fixes the regression before the release in kdelibs and
> respin the kdelibs tarball ASAP
>  * If the above doesn't happen, delay the release until this gets fixed or
> we are convinced we can revert them without breaking something else.
> Comments?
given that also a bug fix could introduce another regression I would suggest to 
introduce another RC once a fix is present and thus delay the release by 
another week.

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