Dropping libkgeomap from release service 20.12 - was - Re: libkgeomap

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Fri Aug 7 23:41:27 BST 2020

This needs to go to release-team which is where the dropping/adding stuff is discussed.

Sending there.

Friedrich, you're the lastest one that did changes, even they are mostly gardening ones. What's your opinion?


El dijous, 6 d’agost de 2020, a les 22:27:10 CEST, Tobias Leupold va escriure:
> Hi list,
> back then, I advocated to release libkgeomap as a single library via KDE (not
> as a part of Digikam), so that distributors would include it and it became
> available to users without Digikam being installed.
> This was beacause we used that library (along with libkface, also from the
> Digikam project) in KPhotoAlbum.
> Quite some time ago, we dropped libkface support, and -- speaking of Gentoo --
> the library also disappeared from Portage. With the next release of
> KPhotoAlbum (I'll expectedly tag it this week-end), we will also drop
> libkgeomap in favor of using Marble's API directly.
> As far as I know, we from KPhotoAlbum were the only project (apart from
> Digikam itself of course) to use those libraries. So, if nobody has an
> objection against it, maybe there's no longer a need to keep those libraries
> as single-release parts of KDE.
> Cheers, Tobias

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