Including KDevelop in KDE Gear (for 21.12)

Jonathan Riddell jr at
Fri Oct 29 20:33:00 BST 2021

KDevelop did used to be part of the KDE SC releases and at some point
separated.  So one query is why did that release schedule separation happen
and would it happen again?


On Fri, 29 Oct 2021 at 16:52, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau at>

> Hi,
> we would like to switch KDevelop from its own release schedule to KDE
> Gear,
> starting with 21.12. This includes the following repositories:
> *
> *
> *
> This switch to have schedule finding and basic release work provided by
> the
> good release team workers is to deal with current KDevelop contributors
> rather
> looking at writing code than planning releases, and should then restore a
> continuous stream of fixes and improvements to the users. And with some
> packagers also help with reaction time on new releases, as they now can
> plan
> for the whole year.
> While KDevelop and the Python & PHP support plugins should be rather
> mature,
> please still given them a quick sanity check whether the KDevelop bubble
> has
> not developed too far from what could be considered standard in other KDE
> Gear
> apps.
> Cheers
> Friedrich
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