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

Robert Xu robxu9 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 00:39:43 CET 2011

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 18:58, Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 24 March 2011 00:48, Olivier Blin <mageia at blino.org> wrote:
>> 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.
> The point still stands, will Trinity be another DE? or will we have to
> add conflicts in Trinity <-> KDE4 specs?

Trinity will be another DE

> If the latter, then I don't fancy adding the conflicts in each of the
> various kde4 specs (having just removed them a few months ago, and
> that took quite a lot of work), just to have another DE.

As I reiterate, Trinity does not interfere with KDE4 in any way, if
you keep /opt/kde3

>>> 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
> --
> Ahmad Samir

later, Robert Xu

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