[arch-dev-public] [draft] KDE 4.3: packaged and split

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 16:52:44 EDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 3:47 PM, Pierre Schmitz<pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Montag 03 August 2009 22:41:51 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Pierre Schmitz<pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> > This is a draft for a little announcement about the KDE 4.3 packaging
>> > changes. If nobody complains I'd like to put this online quite soon.
>> All seems good from here. I just want to make sure: This is a fairly
>> seemless upgrade path, correct? Users don't have to do any crazy
>> hoop-jumping, do they?
> That's right; due to the use of meta packages users just have to hit enter
> when pacman asks to replace packages. The pacakges themself are more or less
> well tested.
>> Only one issue in your announcement text:
>> > * You can remove the meta packages and the sub packages you don't need
>> > after the update.
>> I'm not sure what this means.... can you clarify / expand on it?
> I can just remvoe this; I hope this is explained in the wiki article. It just
> means that during the update the former monolith package will be replaced by
> several small ones which could be removed selevtively.

Oh wow, I think my brain parser failed on that one. After re-reading
it, it makes total sense. I think I put some extra mental commas in

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