Breaking the dependency freeze for Okular and KCrash. Worth it?

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Sun Apr 8 10:52:29 UTC 2018

On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 9:54 PM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at> wrote:
> I just realized that Okular is not linking against KCrash so you don't get all
> those nice crash dialogs.

Hi Albert,

> Patch is one liner
> id=3e25263d7709524e227207092533397ef65f2c82
> But it involves a new dependency. Most probably 87.99% of our users already
> have installed KCrash because something else needs it, but it's a new
> dependency anyway.
> I aws thinking, is it worth to put into the 18.04 branch and break the
> dependency freeze? Or since okular hopefully doesn't crash that much it's
> better to just wait for next release?

Given the benefit of having the crash handler setup I think adding
KCrash as a dependency should be perfectly fine.
I imagine most people will have KCrash installed already anyway.

> Cheers,
>   Albert



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