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Month: April 2012

Re: Re: [trinity-devel] Re: Resolving the TWin/KWin Fork Issue

From: Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin@...>
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2012 11:17:32 +0200
On Saturday 21 April 2012 09:57:36 Fran�ois ANDRIOT wrote:
> All distro do not have the bleeding edge QT4 or KDE4 version. For
> example, RHEL use QT 4.6 and KDE 4.3 .
> In that case, is TDE supposed to provide QT 4.7 (or newer) and the
> latest kdelibs just to provide the latest kwin ? I don't think so.
I highly recommend to not use KWin 4.3 anymore. And RHEL or SLES are very bad 
examples. Users of those want the old versions and do neither want to install 
a recent version of KDE software nor of TDE software. They use the old system 
because of the provided security by RedHat or SUSE. Installing anything third 
party invalidates the reason to use RHEL/SLES in the first place.
> At maximum, we should re-package the distro-provided kwin to disable
> these dependancies.
> For example, I could rebuild RHEL6's kwin with disabled nepomuk etc ...
> and make a Trinity package with it, that would not require to add any
> other library to the system.
kwin 4.3 does not use anything of Nepomuk. That indirect and optional runtime 
(!) dependency got added around 4.7.