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Month: November 2011

Re: OpenBSD port proposition

From: Vadim Zhukov <persgray@...>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 09:42:03 +0300
2011/11/11 Vadim Zhukov <persgray@...>:
> Hello all.
> I'm currently working on porting fresh KDE 4 to OpenBSD (there were attempts
> earlier but without that much success) and currently seeking for the ways to
> make KDE 3 (which OpenBSD already have in ports, and it's working well) and
> upcoming KDE 4 co-exist.
> Not so long (shame on me!) ago I was notified about the existence of Trinity
> Desktop. One of the main goals of Trinity, as I've seen, is the co-existence
> of KDE 3 and KDE 4 too. This way I became interested in porting Trinity to
> OpenBSD, replacing KDE 3.
> So the question is: will you accept patches for OpenBSD? Some "desktop"
> projects turn Linux-only nowadays, and nobody want to constantly maintain
> all the patches that obviously will be needed for porting on a different O/S
> with different kernel and specifics.
> From my own side, I can help in porting to Qt4 and, of course, in making
> Trinity and KDE 4 build and run simultaneously.
> Thanks in advance for your reply, and all the best to Trinity. :)

Looks like no feedback means plain "no". Anyway, I've seen that
Trinity does not allow easy migration from KDE3, so one of the main
points to port it here is gone.

Anyway, I wish all the best to TDE developers. :) Good luck!
  Vadim Zhukov