[Uml-devel] updated admin/ directory

Jonas Larsson jonas.larsson at netinsight.net
Mon Apr 29 05:39:04 UTC 2002

On Mon, 2002-04-29 at 14:08, Peeter Russak wrote:
> On 29 Apr 2002, Jonas Larsson wrote:
> > > I'd be interested to know if it now works with KDE 2 (it probably won't).
> > I can't build at all. It complains that I don't have autoconf 2.5.
> KDE3 needs automake 1.5 and autoconf 2.5 for generating build-files.
> Decision to use newer versions of these was made to be able to compile
> KDE3 stuff better on non-linux platforms. You can have different versions 
> of autoconf and automake in your system at the same time if needed but
> I personally have not seen any problems with just upgrading my
> automake/autoconf. There's even still files for older automake/autoconf 
> in admin prefixed as old-* so you should be able to generate buildfiles 
> with older automake/autoconf if you remove old-.
I'll upgrade my auto* packages and try again.
> > Also, we need to get hold of the maintainer for the project 
> > so new developers can be added to the project (me ;-). If this fails we
> > should consider hijacking the project and moving it elsewere. Not a
> > very nice thing to do but like this the project is stalling. I've seen
> > some discussions about a move to KDE cvs, any decisions?
> As I've understood kdenonbeta is for last distilling before including
> into official packages (or fading away as dead project as taking a look
> at kdenonbeta shows:|). So it should have at least alpha-version quality 
> that uml tool IMHO doesn't have yet. Second problem is that having project 
> in kdenonbeta requires kde cvs-server accounts for every one of us. What 
> I propose is that instead of ugly highjacking we just fork the project and 
> start new project in SourceForge or maybe better in Savannah 
> [http://savannah.gnu.org/]. Good consequence is that project gets at last a 
> real name that sound better that plain UML Tool:) I can take project managing 
> stuff on my shoulders right now if needed.
> What do you think about it?

That sounds like a good idea. I have no preference for savannha or
sourceforge, any will do fine for me.

/ JL  

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