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Bug#528489: tasksel: kde-desktop neeeds adjusting for KDE4

tags 528489 +patch

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 11:04:38AM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> Package: tasksel
> Version: 2.78
> Severity: important
> X-Debbugs-CC: pkg-kde-talk@lists.alioth.debian.org
> Hello,
> while trying to get an initial view of migrating KDE4 to testing with
> britney, I noticed that our "taskel-meta-faux" package [1] was rendered
> uninstallable because the kde-core metapackage is no longer provided. It
> seems the KDE meta-packages have been re-organized for KDE4, and now
> kde-full, kde-minimal and kde-standard are provided.
> It'd be nice if you could be looking into updating tasksel to these new
> metapackages, so that there's a version ready to migrate together with
> KDE4.

The attached patch updates the task to KDE 4. It relies in the new metapackage
kde-standard that still needs to be updated [0]. The metapackage will need an 
update in a couple of months or so when KDE 4 is more "settled" in Debian and
to review what to do with libqt-perl, debconf kde frontend, and kpackage.


[0] thread about this if you are curious:
--- kde-desktop.orig	2009-05-13 12:57:01.000000000 +0200
+++ kde-desktop	2009-05-13 13:06:13.000000000 +0200
@@ -7,25 +7,17 @@
  This task provides basic "desktop" software using the K Desktop
-# This could probably be reduced more.
-  kde-core
-  kdeadmin
-  kdeartwork
-  kdegraphics
-  kdemultimedia
-  kdenetwork
-  kdeutils
-  kdepim
+# This meta package will install a kde default desktop, but we have not decide
+# yet what it should ship.
+  kde-standard
 Packages: task-fields
-  kde
-  openoffice.org-kde
 # enable debian menus
-# package management
-  kpackage
-# debconf kde frontend
+# package management. Need something here, but please, no kpackage.
+#  kpackage 
+# debconf kde frontend. This will go away, see #522580
 # cd/dvd burner
@@ -35,6 +27,3 @@
 # This is configured by d-i to be used to gain root on systems with no root
 # password. It is not enabled by default.
-# kdeutils recommends this, and it's needed on laptop, and can also be
-# useful on desktops
-  kpowersave

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