Re: Dropping kdelibs4-based applications in KDE Applications 17.12
- Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 21:18:58 -0600
- From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Dropping kdelibs4-based applications in KDE Applications 17.12
On 11/11/2016 11:32 AM, Luigi Toscano wrote:
>> Will we still release the KDE4 platform for not-yet-ported extragear
>> > applications (Amarok etc.) with 17.12?
>> > If we stop releasing it, then we should also move all unported
>> > applications to 'unmaintained'. Any developer willing to port can
>> > surrect it from there.
> I don't see a direct connection. This discussion is about KDE Applications,
> and while I totally agree on having extragear applications ported as well as
> soon as possible and we should try to see which active applications are still
> unported, forcing them from not being released is a bit too much (i.e. they
> could release bugfixes for kdelibs4 versions, for example).
+1 for rational bug fixes instead of stopping release of unported apps
that will keep the backlash and howls to a minimum.
Apps like kuser, definitely need some TLC as launching kuser from
kickoff currently results in:
Application: KUser (kuser), signal: Aborted
Using host libthread_db library "/usr/lib/libthread_db.so.1".
#4 0x00007f79f27b204f in raise () at /usr/lib/libc.so.6
#5 0x00007f79f27b347a in abort () at /usr/lib/libc.so.6
#6 0x00007f79f314344d in qt_message_output(QtMsgType, char const*) ()
#7 0x00007f79f49ec79c in () at /usr/lib/libkdeui.so.5
#8 0x00007f79f4a4541a in () at /usr/lib/libkdeui.so.5
#9 0x00007f79f4a45df2 in KApplication::KApplication(bool) () at
#10 0x00000000004136dc in ()
#11 0x00007f79f279f291 in __libc_start_main () at /usr/lib/libc.so.6
#12 0x000000000041394a in _start ()
David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.