[kde-release-team] Re: New module: KPkPass

Volker Krause vkrause at kde.org
Mon Mar 19 19:26:36 UTC 2018

On Monday, 19 March 2018 18:15:49 CET Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 06:04:51PM +0100, Volker Krause wrote:
> https://community.kde.org/Policies/Application_Lifecycle
> > (1) We do not do "direct-to-frameworks" releases, ie. new modules should
> > be battle-tested elsewhere before moving to KF5.
> I don't know of that but once in frameworks there's strict ABI requirements
> so it's usually best to test elsewhere.  Self released extragear is easy
> enough.

Can Application modules depend on libraries from Extragear releases though?

> > (2) We do not do releases from playground, and following that, no released
> > module can depend on playground modules.
> You can make alpha releases from playground, but not beta and final
> > (3) Module moves have to be avoided where possible, ie. they should only
> > be done to fix stuff, not as a planned evolution of a module.
> No reason why that should be.  Moving from Applications to elsewhere I'd
> avoid just because of the version number lowering which annoys packagers.

Right, which excludes the Application -> Frameworks move which is particularly 
interesting for a number of framework candidates in KDE PIM.

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