Stopping release of kdewebdev for Applications 16.08

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Fri Oct 7 18:09:15 UTC 2016

On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 11:53 AM, Nicolás Alvarez
<nicolas.alvarez at> wrote:
>> 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.

>From what I can tell the container itself is definitely still there.
Might be potentially missing it's copy of SVN?

>> 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 ;)
> --
> Nicolás


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