Heads-up: KContacts and KCalendarCore about to move to Frameworks

Volker Krause vkrause at kde.org
Fri Sep 20 17:49:41 BST 2019

On Thursday, 19 September 2019 21:40:19 CEST Luigi Toscano wrote:
> Christoph Feck ha scritto:
> > Hello packagers,
> > 
> > to minimize disruption caused by the git repo rename, I offered to
> > distribute 19.08.x tarballs with the old name ('kcalcore' instead of
> > 'kcalendarcore').
> > 
> > On the other hand, for some packagers that already adjusted it might
> > be convenient to also offer a tarball with its new name.
> > 
> > Question:
> > 
> > Would it be problematic if the next 19.08.x releases contain both a
> > 'kcalcore' and a 'kcalendarcore' tarball, basically with the same
> > content (except for the directory name)?
> If people need the new name, shouldn't they simply use the new Frameworks
> package?
> Of course, unless the Frameworks version is not a drop-in replacement
> (Volker?)

It is a drop-in replacement (same library name and ABI), and technically also 
with an increasing version number (5.12 to 5.63), unless the 19.08.x version 
number was used for the package.

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