Stopping release of kdewebdev for Applications 16.08

Luigi Toscano luigi.toscano at
Tue Oct 4 21:46:41 UTC 2016

Albert Astals Cid ha scritto:
> El dimecres, 13 de juliol de 2016, a les 1:27:21 CEST, Albert Astals Cid va 
> escriure:
>> El divendres, 8 de juliol de 2016, a les 11:50:44 CEST, Andreas Sturmlechner
>> va escriure:
>>> On Friday, 8 July 2016 at 11:11, Luigi Toscano wrote:
>>>> On Friday 08 of July 2016 11:03:05 Andreas Sturmlechner wrote:
>>>>> None of them were ported yet, in fact they haven't seen commits in
>>>>> years.
>>>>> They should probably be converted to git, still, but imo no need to
>>>>> keep
>>>>> it releasing.
>>>> Some of them could be probably dropped, but also isn't it possible that
>>>> they slipped out of the radar because not on git? Would it be possible
>>>> to
>>>> have them converted first and see if this changes?
>>> kommander and kfilereplace are not actually webdev related, so could be
>>> moved into other categories (kdeutils?) if not dropped.
>>> Not sure how many people still do image maps (so chances this will be
>>> picked up again are slim), and klinkstatus still depends on kdepimlibs-4
>>> to build.
>> Let's move them to git first and then decide if we want to drop them or not.
>> Given the freeze for KDE Applications 16.08 is like in 2 days i would not
>> rush for now, let's all make a note for 2.5 months and decide if we want to
>> release them for KDE Applications 16.12.
> So it's 2.5 months later now.
> I would like to get them moved to git if possible, get them released for KDE 
> Applications 16.12 and tell people they need to start caring about them if 
> they don't want to see them dropped for 17.04
> Now the question is, how do we get them into git?

I think that sysadmins have (or had) a system dedicated to SVN-to-git
conversion, and also the examples of the old conversions. There are some
instructions here:

> Or, am i being too naive and we should just drop them?

Well, it would be good if this transfer is done and this knowledge is not lost
(you never know).


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