[Mageia-dev] qt3-devel needed for Trinitydesktop (KDE 3.5 successor)
dmorganec at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 22:09:50 CET 2011
On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 10:04 PM, Maarten Vanraes
<maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
this will just remove the qt3 issue bug all the other issues will
still be valid.
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