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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Re: OpenBSD port proposition

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 00:56:59 -0600
> 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!

Actually, I never received your earlier message.  We would be glad to
accept OpenBSD patches if they are provided!