On Tue, Jun 02, 2015 at 09:06:37AM +0900, Michele Calgaro wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA512 > > On 06/02/2015 02:35 AM, Fede Galland wrote: > > hi all, I'm a newcomer to trinity, so I might be using the wrong channel for my question. > > > Hi Fede, welcome to TDE! > > > First of all, let me state that I had grown dissapointed by the trend current linux is going, but I installed the > > trinity repos just to have the old rosegarden easily installed on my wheezy systems and I just can't believe how > > lightweight and featureful TDE is. It seems to perform better than the good old KDE3.5 > Sure it is, since TDE forked from KDE3.5 and fixed and improved several things over time :-) > > > > > To the point: > > > > Is anybody mantaining the rosegarden version shipping in trinity's repos? > It is maintained in the same way other packages are, i.e. we try to make sure the package builds and install over time. > > > I mean, is it expected to report stability bugs on it? > If you mean "someone is adding patches/fixes from outside", the answer is most likely "no", but if you wish to > contribute to that you are welcome. You can suggest required patches or even trying adding them yourself at first. Any > good patch can then be pushed to the source repo. > > > > > Why did you ship with version 1.7.0 instead of the latest 1.7.x series, 1.7.3 (as per rosegarden's sourceforge)? > Not sure, probably at the time TDE was forked, 1.7.0 was the version in the KDE repo and then no one worked on that. > You can file an enhancement bug report to TDE bugszilla, possibly pointing to a location where to download 1.7.3. Or > again feel free to contribute yourself. > > > > > I tried compiling Rosegarden 1.7.3 just to see if it was easily achievable, but I got only as far as to point cmake > > to the tqt3 libs. It fails searching for KDE3's kcfg and whatnot. If this indeed is the correct channel I will > > provide debugging info. In a somewhat unrelated topic: Is it still possible to build KDE3.5 minded applications on > > trinity? Is there a guide with steps to change the dependencies? In other words, is trinity backwards compatible > > with KDE3.5? > Yes and no. TDE is not backward compatible with KDE3.5 as is, since many things have been renamed to avoid conflicts > with KDE and because an intermediate layer (tqinterface) was added between qt/tqt and TDE apps. > But an old KDE3.5 app can be converted to a TDE application and rebuilt. See the scripts in the experimental/kde-tde > folder in the git repo. As a quick guide: > 1) import the KDE code > 2) convert qt to tqt (see experimental/qt3-tqt3/convert_existing_qt3_app_to_tqt3) > 3) convert kde code to tde (see experimental/kde-tde) > 4) import the admin and cmake code from the main repo > 5) build and hunts for errors :-) > Alright, that answers all my questions for now! I'll take a look at the git repo. I didn't know about the qt3-tqt3 converter. Thanks a lot!