Moving 'KStars' to extragear

Jasem Mutlaq mutlaqja at
Thu Nov 9 21:12:46 UTC 2017


Go ahead, but we'd like to keep the current page
since it's been used for KStars for the last 17 years. Also, all ours files
used for KNewStuff should not be changed or moved. Furthermore, any move
should not affect translations.


On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 11:56 PM, Christoph Feck <cfeck at> wrote:

> Hi,
> KStars developers can no longer align to the KDE Applications release
> schedules[1]. Development in KStars happens faster than we release our
> monthly packages.
> The result is that since July 2017 several KStars 2.8.x releases were
> announced, that were not available to users using our packages[2].
> Additionally, bug fixes were since then not committed to the intended 'KDE
> Applications/17.08' branch[3].
> The referenced bug report shows the confusion this causes to our users.
> I had hoped that my comments there could help to find a different
> solution, but given the outcome, I propose to move KStars to 'extragear' to
> allow KStars developers to use a tighter schedule.
> If in the future the development can again be aligned, KStars can
> certainly be accommodated again.
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

Best Regards,
Jasem Mutlaq
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