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Month: September 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Building KDE 3.5.11

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 14:35:31 -0500
>> We are fast approaching a feature freeze.  I think
>> I'll set it at
>> September 15 at this point; that will leave a few weeks to
>> debug anything
>> major prior to the 3.5.12 release, which will most likely
>> coincide with
>> the release of Ubuntu Maverick.  Any debugging
>> information you can give me
>> in the meantime would be great; I would very much like
>> 3.5.12 to build
>> properly under a non-Debian distribution.
> If we get that far, I think we'll have to provide a snapshot of the
> official 3.5.12 source tarballs. As I mentioned, Slackers tend to be DIY
> folks and many who might want to try 3.5.12 will want to build their own
> packages rather than download binary packages. Here is an example of what
> many Slackers will expect to find:
> Just a directory of tarballs.
> Initially many will not be interested in the third-party apps. Only after
> they prove to themselves they can build and use 3.5.12 will they look into
> the third-party apps. Yet once again, they will want to find a source
> tarball of some kind and not svn.
> There will be some Slackers who will want to download binary packages. You
> have offered to provide those packages but currently, I amusing 12.2. Many
> Slackers are using 13.0, 13.1, and Current. If all goes well I'll be able
> to test building packages in those releases, but if you provide packages,
> you'll have to support 12.2, 13.0, and 13.1. YOu can support Current, but
> nobody will be upset if you do not.
> I realize lots has to happen between now and then. I'm just letting you
> know ahead of time.

Works for me.  I can generate tarballs of each module just as easily I can
generate the monolithic one.