Stopping release of kdewebdev for Applications 16.08

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Wed Oct 5 09:06:22 UTC 2016

On Wed, Oct 5, 2016 at 10:46 AM, Luigi Toscano <luigi.toscano at> wrote:
> 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:

We had such a system - all such machines have since been shutdown though.
I think Nicolas has a container on one of our machines which he does
the occasional conversion which gets requested in, but it has been a
long time since that was last used if I recall correctly.

>> 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).
> --
> Luigi


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