[Mageia-dev] qt3-devel needed for Trinitydesktop (KDE 3.5 successor)
maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 22:04:56 CET 2011
Op donderdag 24 maart 2011 20:55:47 schreef Ahmad Samir:
> On 24 March 2011 21:36, Maarten Vanraes <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Op donderdag 24 maart 2011 14:10:39 schreef Romain d'Alverny:
> >> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 09:13, Tux99 <tux99-mga at uridium.org> wrote:
> >> > Like I said before, KDE3.5 coexisted very well with KDE4 since 2009.1
> >> > on Mandriva and Trinity is even more so being developed with
> >> > coexistence in mind, so there shouldn't be any unsolvable issues.
> >> Maybe it did coexist well at a significant cost on the packaging side?
> >> (time, packaging compromises) and maybe the situation isn't exactly
> >> the same as then?
> >> > This is exactly what I would call a reasonable factual argumentation.
> >> But an argument is not going to make anyone progress one way or the
> >> other here obviously. If there are fears, then provide facts to
> >> counter them (no argument, but facts).
> >> You propose to add TDE in the repository. After this discussion, the
> >> next step is you to first package TDE, build and test and
> >> see/demonstrate how it goes, regarding at least these 5 points
> >> (summarized from above) before an integration is considered:
> >> 1. no conflict on files
> >> 2. install in %_prefix (not in /opt)
> >> 3. no duplicate software name (do not confuse user to decide between
> >> tde-k3b and k3b for instance - or find a realistic workaround use
> >> case).
> >> 4. at this point, no apps outside of the TDE project should require TDE
> >> 5. committed maintainers
> >> Romain
> > also promising to maintain qt3 as long as it's needed and here, the same
> > thing, not conflicting with qt4 in any way
> How could a packager propose to maintain qt3 when it's been dead
> upstream for years? so no upstream support/patches/whatever...
yes, it would be a huge amount of work; and that's exactly the reason i
proposed to OP to just wait until it's qt4.
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