Stopping release of kdewebdev for Applications 16.08

Nicolás Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at
Thu Oct 6 22:53:24 UTC 2016

> El 6 oct 2016, a las 19:44, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at> escribió:
> El dimecres, 5 d’octubre de 2016, a les 22:06:22 CEST, Ben Cooksley va 
> escriure:
>> 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.

I had one in fiesta, but I seem to recall you removed it to free space? I can recreate it though.

> Any way i can get that 65G svn file somehow or we can't port anything else 
> from svn to git?

It can be downloaded via anonymous rsync, IIRC it's

> Or Nicolás can I convince you to git-ify kdewebdev?

Maybe tomorrow when I manage to wake up. It's adminbeers night today ;)


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