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Month: January 2013

Re: Re: [trinity-devel] Standalone build of KWin

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:51:43 -0600
> On Sunday 23 December 2012 13:35:31 Calvin Morrison wrote:
>> On 23 December 2012 06:38, Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin@...> wrote:
>> > Hi Trinity developers,
>> >
>> > finally I can announce the availability of a patch [1] to build KWin
>> > standalone. That is without building other parts of kde-workspace. The
>> > patch is on top of KDE/4.10 branch [2] as of Friday and available in
>> git
>> > branch "kwin/standalone" of my kde-workspace clone [3].
>> Excellent,

I recently took some time to evaluate kwin on a TDE system.  The kwin
developers have done excellent work; kwin itself operates well and the
configuration dialogs are relatively sane compared to most modern
offerings.  At this point I agree with Martin that TDE should be looking
at using kwin as a default instead of our old twin fork as soon as

I have put together an Etherpad
( detailing the changes that
need to occur before this can be done.  Both TDE and kwin will need some
modification to ensure that TDE doesn't lose features after the migration
is complete.

Martin, thank you for you work on stripping out the kde-workspace
components; this opens up the possibility of TDE using kwin for the first