[Mageia-dev] qt3-devel needed for Trinitydesktop (KDE 3.5 successor)

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Wed Mar 23 23:48:43 CET 2011

Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com> writes:

> We shouldn't under any circumstances add kde3 in the repos, fork or not.
> Users see a package in the repos and they expect it to be maintained,
> this will not be the case, we can't support KDE4 and KDE3 at the same
> time. Past experience tells us this is a major hassle/pain, and we
> shouldn't have to go back to that murky situation.

That's not KDE3, it's a fork with new maintainers.

> Also there shouldn't be any qt3 dependant packages in the repos; the
> only and sole reason qt3 is in the Mageia repos is that stewbintn said
> he needs it for some LSB stuff, but nothing is built with qt3-devel as
> BR AFAIK and nothing should be.

It should be ok to add back qt3-devel temporarily, and remove it again
once Trinity gets ported to Qt4.

Olivier Blin - blino

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