kde/workspace git module rename

Jonathan Riddell jr at jriddell.org
Thu Jul 2 09:36:09 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 12:59:41PM +0200, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 June 2015 12:01:47 Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > projects.kde.org has a module called kde/workspace that's used for
> > Plasma bits.  The name term "workspace" is obsolete and it's confusing
> > having it under "kde" where all the applications modules are.  I'd
> > like to rename it to "plasma".  I guess this will break kde-srcbuild
> > and maybe other build scripts.  Is the tidying up worth the hassle?
> It will not just break kdesrc-build but also the local src code and build 
> trees on our developer's systems. E.g. I have the structure setup with kdesrc-
> build and imported the projects into kdevelop using the src, build and install 
> structure generated by kdesrc-build.
> This change would mean dropping all projects from kdevelop and reimport them, 
> having to deal with branches not being moved to the new git structure, etc. 
> etc. I expect that this would cost me several hours of work on each system (I 
> have a build tree on three to four devices). Assuming that other plasma devs 
> have similar setups we waste several person days just with shuffling 
> repositories around.
> So given that I think this is not worth the hassle.

ok I'll drop the idea then


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