[arch-dev-public] On the road to KDE 4.1

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu May 29 16:43:22 EDT 2008

Hey guys,

I have made some packages of the first beta release of KDE 4.1. I had to 
update some dependencies and put them into [testing]. I also cleaned up the 
QT package. Due to a file conflict with kdelibs-4 I disabled phonon.

The PKGBUILDs are built from scratch and I tried to keep it as simple as 
possible. This is more a test on how to package this stuff rather then 
testing the next kde itself.

My suggestion would be: Let's create a kde-repo on top of our testing repo and 
see how we can package it and manage the transition from kde3. I have setup 
such a repo as an example:


There are the most important parts of KDE and in addition to this an example 
of how we could handle old packages which depend on KDE3: kaffeine.

I would like to see some comments about this and some help would be nice, 
too. :-) 

Before putting this into you pacman.conf, please read this:

This repo is just for testing packaging. It's incomplete and will break 
things. You should uninstall all kde3-stuff before: pacman -Rcsn kde

Last but not least: especially to all "adventurous users" out there: please 
don't use this repo if you just want to have a look at the next kde; use one 
of the live-cds instead.



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