[packman] kaffeine for KDE 4

Manfred Tremmel manfred at links2linux.de
Tue Mar 1 23:28:52 CET 2011

Am Dienstag, 1. März 2011 schrieb todd rme:
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 2:41 PM, Manfred Tremmel 
<manfred at links2linux.de> wrote:
> > Am Montag, 28. Februar 2011 schrieb todd rme:
> >> KDE 4 has been out for a while now.  Perhaps now would be a good
> >> time to reverse the kaffeine program names, that is change
> >> kde4-kaffeine to kaffeine and change kaffeine to kde3-kaffeine.
> >
> > The package itselve is build as kde3-kaffeine (kde3) and kaffeine
> > (kde4) when you use openSUSE >= 11.2 (when kde4 in openSUSE gets
> > useable). It doesn't matter what name the Project on the OBS or the
> > Website.
> But since things are being reworked, perhaps it is a good time to
>  make the OBS naming the same as the package naming.
> There is only openSUSE >= 11.2 now anyways, since openSUSE 11.1
> support has been discontinued by both openSUSE and packman.

It isn't removed, it lives on as Evergreen_11.1

> >>  Or perhaps just get rid of the KDE 3 version entirely.
> >
> > When the KDE4 version has nearly the same features, the window can
> > be reduced to a acceptable size (it's much to wide in the minmum
> > size) and the users do not ask for the kde3 version.
> The KDE 3 version is being packaged by KDE:KDE3, so it is still
> available.  People who want KDE3 applications can get them from
>  there. It doesn't look like the KDE 3 version is being updated
>  anymore.

And when someone decided to put it on OBS, we have to remove it?
Maybe we can make a application form where packman can ask for the 
allowance to build a package.

> >> Is there a reason kaffeine even needs to be in there, since it is
> >> already available directly from openSUSE?
> >
> > openSUSE 11.1 had no kde4 kaffeine
> > openSUSE 11.2 was shipped with 1.0pre2, I wouldn't call this
> > version useable
> > openSUSE 11.3 included 1.0pre3, isn't this reason enought for a
> > update?
> >
> > so 11.4 is the only openSUSE we can discous about the need of a
> > packman package.
> As I mentioned, 11.1 support is discontinued by packman so it isn't
> relevant.  For the rest, the most recent version of kaffeine is
> available from KDE:UpdatedApps.  This is the standard location for
> updated versions of 3rd-party KDE applications like kaffeine and
> amarok.  Anyone who wants updated versions of KDE applications,
> including kaffeine, can get them from there.  Anyone who doesn't want
> updated versions probably wouldn't appreciate packman updating the
> application for them.

Nobody who adds the packman repository must update any programm we 
provide. It's protected by vendor change.

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