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From: Tiago Marques <tiagomnm@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Cc: "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o>
Subject: Re: kde-4.6 stabilization (was: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Re: more kde-sunset upgrade notes)
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 17:02:21
In Reply to: kde-4.6 stabilization (was: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Re: more kde-sunset upgrade notes) by "Andreas K. Huettel"
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 5:45 PM, Andreas K. Huettel <dilfridge@g.o>wrote:

> > Hi Duncan, > > > According to a recent post on the dev list, the gentoo/kde project had > > intended to try to stabilize kde 4.6.2, thus eliminating the hal > > dependency for stable kde4, clearing the way for its removal from > portage. > > ... and that's still the plan. Ever heard of the famous "30days"? :) > > > Meanwhile, 4.6.2 has actually been released. Of course this is now > beyond > > that post, so it's my evaluation from here. If 4.6.1 was a bit of a > > regression, as from that post it evidently was, for me it was fine. NOT > > SO 4.6.2! It has a couple nasty regressions that affect me personally, > > with others affecting other folks, some of which are posting to the kde > > user lists I follow -- WAY more than they did for the 4.6.1 upgrade. > > Based both on posts to the kde lists and my own experience, 4.6.2 is > > anything BUT a stable candidate! > > There were some initial problems with 4.6.2 but slowly it is shaping up > now. > Please file bugs (if there are not already) for your "nasty regressions"... > > The list of known issues [*] that is linked from my blog post also contains > stuff that alone would not prevent stabilization (only regressions compared > to > 4.4 are even considered as stable blockers). > > However, you are correct with one thing. Upstream is making a big mess, and > I'm already looking forward to curious new bug reports for 4.6.3... > > As for kde-3, I fear it is going to turn into a maintenance and security > nightmare... > >
Ping me if you need anything KDE3 related, I'll try to do my best to get kde-sunset up to par. I'm closely watching this mailing list for that fact. Best regards, Tiago
> Cheers, > Andreas > > > [*] > &query_format=advanced&type0-0-0=anywords&value0-0-0=354033&list_id=87497 > > -- > > Andreas K. Huettel > Gentoo Linux developer > dilfridge@g.o > > >