Plasma Next alpha release engineering bits

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at
Thu Mar 6 09:49:21 UTC 2014

On Wednesday 05 March 2014 13:10:12 Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> Hi,
> As we're planning to release the first alpha of Plasma Next next week, I'd
> like to go over some details that need discussing.
> - promo preparations

You want the same as for the Frameworks alpha's? As in, very plain and simple 
as we did the 'noise' in the earlier Tech Preview article:

If so, I'd be happy to take care of it.


> - tagging / tarballing: can happen anytime on Thursday next week
> - smoke-testing of packages
> - rolling out packages on Monday, or sooner depending on testing?
> We'll need someone to roll the tarballs and put them on the download site.
> Who is willing to help here?
> Affected repositories:
> - plasma-framework
> - kde-workspace
> - kde-runtime
> - kwin-compositing-kcm
> Am I missing something, perhaps the wallpapers? We have some bits in kde-
> baseapps that could be useful, should we include that as well (as sort of
> limited tarball)?
> This means: don't make changes to frameworks other than plasma-framework
> that are required, we'll not be able to include them in the Alpha.
> It also means that if you have invasive changes, get them in NOW, we need
> some time to stabilize them.
> Cheers,
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