KHolidays as Framework (redux)

Volker Krause vkrause at kde.org
Sun Jan 14 19:02:48 UTC 2018


On Sunday, 14 January 2018 16:50:08 CET Sandro KnauƟ wrote:
> @Volker:  Is there a need to rush releasing KHolidays it under frameworks?

this request is pending since more than 24 month, not exactly my definition of 
rushing things ;-)

We should do the move reasonably early before the next application release 
IMHO, so we don't collide with the pre-releases there. Apart from that I don't 
see any particular timing constraints.

> As far I see it, the include mechanism do not change find_package do not
> need to change and also the target_libraries do not need to changed also
> the API is fixed so far -> no changes in kdepim needed.

Exactly, it's all ready to go since two years.

> The only thing that
> changes is the big bump of the version number and there will be some BIC
> cleanup, so there will be BIC breakage with that move. Distributions need
> to rebuild everything against the new framework. With only BIC changes
> there should be no big issue for distributions to ship a uptodate kdepim
> (17.12.X) with a uptodate KDE frameworks.

Which BIC changes do you have in mind? The ABI has been stable since August 
2015 from what I can see.

Regards,
Volker

> PS: please also inform distributions at kde.org, if the switch has a fixed
> date.
> On Sonntag, 14. Januar 2018 15:59:46 CET Allen Winter wrote:
> > I don't object to making KHolidays a framework.
> > I kinda object to the short timeline.
> > 
> > I wanted to finish up some BIC cleaning.  No API changes planned at this
> > time. I'll try to hurry.
> > 
> > On Sunday, January 14, 2018 4:20:38 AM EST Volker Krause wrote:
> > > On Tuesday, 6 September 2016 12:03:15 CET Volker Krause wrote:
> > > > On Friday 01 January 2016 18:24:17 David Faure wrote:
> > > > > On Thursday 24 December 2015 12:28:13 John Layt wrote:
> > > > > > Hi,
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > It's xmas holidays, so it must be time to poke a stick at
> > > > > > KHolidays
> > > > > > again
> > > > > > for inclusion as a Framework. As far as I am aware there are no
> > > > > > outstanding
> > > > > > porting issues with KHolidays and it is ready for review to be
> > > > > > included
> > > > > > as
> > > > > > a Tier 1 Framework in the next possible release. What's the next
> > > > > > step?
> > > > > 
> > > > > Please make sure it passes all of the items in this checklist
> > > > > https://community.kde.org/Frameworks/CreationGuidelines
> > > > 
> > > > AFAICS this is followed, apart from using the KF5 version number and
> > > > actually being marked as a framework, which I guess is pending
> > > > framework
> > > > approval.
> > > 
> > > This got lost somehow, any objection to executing the move to frameworks
> > > for 5.43, say end of this week?
> > > 
> > > Regards,
> > > Volker
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